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Re: 8.5 vs. 9.0, Postgres vs. PostgreSQL

From: Greg Stark <gsstark(at)mit(dot)edu>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: "David E(dot) Wheeler" <david(at)kineticode(dot)com>, Mark Mielke <mark(at)mark(dot)mielke(dot)cc>, Aidan Van Dyk <aidan(at)highrise(dot)ca>, Brendan Jurd <direvus(at)gmail(dot)com>, Greg Sabino Mullane <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: 8.5 vs. 9.0, Postgres vs. PostgreSQL
Date: 2010-01-23 11:25:52
Message-ID: 407d949e1001230325q3d3a5a2bxecb49f64e17c545e@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Sat, Jan 23, 2010 at 4:44 AM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
>  It's just as unclear whether MySQL is
> to be pronounced my-se-quel or my-ess-cue-ell, but how many people have
> you heard claiming that's a lousy name?

Actually the original promounciation was mee-ess-cue-ell, "My" is
monty's daughter's name and is pronounced like that. People generally
pronounced it "my" though so they just made that the official
pronounciation -- but they still don't approve of "my-sequel".

-- 
greg

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