Skip site navigation (1) Skip section navigation (2)

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 19:21:52
Message-ID: 20071005192152.GF6005@fetter.org (view raw or flat)
Thread:
Lists: pgsql-docs
On Fri, Oct 05, 2007 at 12:17:40PM -0700, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> Hash: SHA1
> 
> David Fetter wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 05, 2007 at 11:43:45AM -0700, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> >> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> >> Hash: SHA1
> >>
> >> 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.
> 
> I just read through all products sections in the PostgreSQL weekly news
> from 07-22-07 to 09-30-07.

Nice job of careful cherry-picking, but I'm not buying it.

Cheers,
D
-- 
David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org> http://fetter.org/
phone: +1 415 235 3778        AIM: dfetter666
                              Skype: davidfetter

Remember to vote!
Consider donating to PostgreSQL: http://www.postgresql.org/about/donate

In response to

Responses

pgsql-docs by date

Next:From: Joshua D. DrakeDate: 2007-10-05 19:25:39
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL vs. Postgres labeling inconsistency
Previous:From: Joshua D. DrakeDate: 2007-10-05 19:17:40
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL vs. Postgres labeling inconsistency

Privacy Policy | About PostgreSQL
Copyright © 1996-2014 The PostgreSQL Global Development Group