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Re: New mug design

From: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
To: Gabriele Bartolini <gabriele(dot)bartolini(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)it>
Cc: PostgreSQL Advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: New mug design
Date: 2009-11-30 22:10:32
Message-ID: 20091130221032.GF21359@fetter.org (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 10:54:39PM +0100, Gabriele Bartolini wrote:
> Ciao,
>
> For some reason I can't explain, the more I read and the more I am sure  
> that Damien's original idea (Nov 16) is the simplest and most effective  
> of all, considering also that we cannot write a lot of information on  
> the mug.
>
> INSERT INTO me VALUES('coffee','sugar');
>
> Simple, direct, effective. Also, the "me" part makes the mug an active  
> component of the message.
>
> I have also read people arguing about cultures that add sugar, cream,  
> water, etc. to their coffee. I must then stand up and represent my  
> country and say that in Italy, coffee lovers and purists, do not put any  
> additional ingredients in it, and drink it plain. So we should INSERT  
> only coffee INTO the mug. :)

All this stuff is way too clever.

    BEGIN;
    SELECT PostgreSQL;
    COMMIT;

gets the point across without demanding interpretation from the
audience :)

Cheers,
David.
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