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Re: Wanted: new project slogan

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, 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 17:34:31
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Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Jan 2010, 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
> 
> I like the first one better .. yours implies a certain knowledge level 
> required to use ...

Yea, I like "The Professional Database Solution" too.

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