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Re: Change to EnterpriseDB website

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Derek Rodner <derek(dot)rodner(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Change to EnterpriseDB website
Date: 2007-07-17 21:30:17
Message-ID: 200707172130.l6HLUH714302@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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That was fast, in fact, 200% faster than I expected.  ;-)

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Derek Rodner wrote:
> Folks,
> 
> I wanted to let you know that we have changed the text on our website
> from:  
> 
> EnterpriseDB substantially enhanced PostgreSQL, the world's most
> advanced open source database, to create the EnterpriseDB Database
> Server. The product retains the legendary stability and reliability of
> PostgreSQL while performing up to 200% faster.
> 
> To:  
> EnterpriseDB substantially enhanced PostgreSQL, the world's most
> advanced open source database, to create the EnterpriseDB Database
> Server. The product retains the legendary stability and reliability of
> PostgreSQL while adding Oracle compatibility and DynaTune(tm), an
> automated tuning function that reduces the need to continually manage
> performance.
> 
> We will be making the same change to our data sheet as well.
> 
> 
> Derek M. Rodner
> Director, Product Strategy
> EnterpriseDB Corporation
> 732.331.1333 office
> 484.252.1943 cell
> www.enterprisedb.com
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: pgsql-advocacy-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org
> [mailto:pgsql-advocacy-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf Of Andrew Hammond
> Sent: Monday, July 16, 2007 6:38 PM
> To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [pgsql-advocacy] Problem with recent PostgreSQL
> relatedpressrelease
> 
> On Jul 14, 3:04 pm, da(dot)(dot)(dot)(at)fetter(dot)org (David Fetter) wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 13, 2007 at 02:06:14PM -0700, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> > > Dave Page wrote:
> > > >Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> > > >>Dave Page wrote:
> >
> > > >>PostgreSQL Core is the distribution developed and distributed by
> the
> > > >>PostgreSQL.Org community. We are one of the many contributors to
> this
> > > >>excellent database software. It is 100% enterprise ready and
> > > >>commercially supported.
> >
> > > >Which means what exactly? Precisely nothing as far as whether CMD
> are
> > > >THE PostgreSQL Company or A PostgreSQL Company.
> >
> > > Precisely nothing to you, which I accept. It a differentiating
> factor
> > > for us.
> >
> > It also happens to be objectively false and misleading, as many people
> > have told you many times.  To take one example, Varlena LLC has been
> > doing exclusively PostgreSQL for quite some time.  There are other
> > companies not based in North America that do the same.  Please stop
> > this, keeping in mind that business in Matthew 7:1-5.
> >
> > Sincerely,
> > David
> > who also does PostgreSQL exclusively, and doesn't work at CMD.
> 
> To the point, if you are willing to accept that there are companies
> other than CMD which could be reasonably described as "A PostgreSQL
> Company" then CMD calling themselves "The PostgreSQL Company" doesn't
> seem all that reasonable.
> 
> CMD has a lot to offer as a company. I can't understand why they'd
> waste the attention of a potential client with what is clearly
> marketing speak.
> 
> Andrew
> 
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  Bruce Momjian  <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>          http://momjian.us
  EnterpriseDB                               http://www.enterprisedb.com

  + If your life is a hard drive, Christ can be your backup. +

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