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Re: Changing the name

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
Cc: Greg Stark <gsstark(at)mit(dot)edu>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, Greg Sabino Mullane <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Changing the name
Date: 2010-01-26 23:52:46
Message-ID: 201001262352.o0QNqkr14418@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Jan 2010, Greg Stark wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 7:15 PM, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com> wrote:
> >> Currently it appears that Greg is the only one who really cares about a
> >> name change; other people seem to be OK with the whole "official
> >> nickname" concept. ?So, time to drop this again I think. ?Greg can bring
> >> it up again for 10.0. ?;-)
> >
> > One outcome of this whole discussion is that this Greg is pondering
> > adopting "postgresql" in conversation just out of spite -- which he
> > was always too lazy to do previously.
> 
> I've never referred to it as Postgres myself, always (written and spoken) 
> as PostgreSQL *shrug*  Never really found it that big a problem to 
> pronounce ...

Uh, it is a bigger problem for people who regularly hear new people
talking about it at conferences.  It was a wake-up call for me when I
first started traveling.

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  Bruce Momjian  <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>        http://momjian.us
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