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Re: [DOCS] Pattern for use of the alias "Postgres"

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: Devrim GÜNDÜZ <devrim(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, "pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>, "pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Subject: Re: [DOCS] Pattern for use of the alias "Postgres"
Date: 2007-10-25 20:17:59
Message-ID: 20071025131759.0eb35cd6@scratch (view raw or flat)
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On Thu, 25 Oct 2007 16:10:31 -0400 (EDT)
Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> wrote:


> > > Just undo the whole thing.  The project name is what it is. 
> > 
> > +1.
> 
> Let's not get sidetracked here.  There was already agreement in
> advocacy to promote the use of the alias, and this thread is to
> discuss that, not to revisit whether we should use an alias or not.
> If you want to bring up that issue, start a thread and try to get
> agreement on it.
> 

Woah, let's be very clear here. There was zero agreement to promote the
name postgres. There was agreement to state that Postgres was an
acceptable form of the word PostgreSQL.

Which I do still agree with, but that is far from "promoting". 

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake


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