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Re: Wanted: new project slogan

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com
Cc: Dimitri Fontaine <dfontaine(at)hi-media(dot)com>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, Jeff Davis <pgsql(at)j-davis(dot)com>, Michael Alan Brewer <mbrewer(at)gmail(dot)com>, Gabriele Bartolini <gabriele(dot)bartolini(at)2ndquadrant(dot)it>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Wanted: new project slogan
Date: 2010-01-28 17:31:49
Message-ID: 201001281731.o0SHVnx20432@momjian.us (view raw or flat)
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Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-01-28 at 14:59 +0100, Dimitri Fontaine wrote:
> > Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> writes:
> > 
> > > On ons, 2010-01-27 at 11:45 -0800, Jeff Davis wrote:
> > >> Many suggestions in this thread use "Database" interchangeably with
> > >> "Database Management System". The latter is a little verbose, but
> > >> "Database System" should be concise enough for a slogan without losing
> > >> the meaning.
> > >
> > > You are completely right that "PostgreSQL" is not a "database", but it's
> > > tempting to use it in a slogan because it's shorter and more
> > > recognizable.  But "database system" is also not correct, and arguably
> > > not as short and recognizable.  So you'd get the worst of both worlds
> > > that way.
> > 
> >   http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-advocacy/2010-01/msg00053.php
> > 
> >   The Professional Database Solution
> > 
> > It's missing something yet, but hopefully with some contribution we'd
> > get there.'
> 
> 
> The Professionals Database

The interesting issue with this suggestion is the fact that we are open
source is only _one_ of our strengths, and I think that will
increasingly become true:

	http://momjian.us/main/blogs/pgblog/2010.html#January_28_2010_2

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