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Re: PostgreSQL vs. Postgres labeling inconsistency

From: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL vs. Postgres labeling inconsistency
Date: 2007-10-05 19:07:18
Message-ID: 20071005190718.GE6005@fetter.org (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, Oct 05, 2007 at 11:43:45AM -0700, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
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> David Fetter wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 05, 2007 at 07:22:01PM +0200, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> >> Some of you may have noticed that there was a move proposed to
> >> use "Postgres" alongside "PostgreSQL" as a product name in the
> >> documentation and other written resources.  A change along that
> >> line has already been made in the FAQ.
> >>
> 
> >> So I think what is being proposed is wrong and needs to be
> >> reverted.
> > 
> > That, or (my preference) make the change larger.  I think it's
> > significant that the vast majority of compatible software has some
> > variant of Postgres and *not* PostgreSQL in the name.
> 
> I have seen no evidence of this.

For evidence, take a look at the "Products" section of the Postgres
Weekly News.

Cheers,
David.
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