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Re: nice work on the new site

From: Rick Morris <rick(at)brainscraps(dot)com>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: PostgreSQL Advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: nice work on the new site
Date: 2004-12-22 19:20:16
Message-ID: 41C9C8F0.7030809@brainscraps.com (view raw or flat)
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I see your point and raise you +1

"The world's most advanced open source database software" seems like a 
great compromise.

Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> Rick Morris wrote:
> 
>> I *really* like the new design also, although one small detail niggles 
>> me: the tagline says "The world's most advanced open source database". 
>> I know it is fairly common nowadays to use the term 'database' when 
>> you are really referring to a database management system (DBMS), but 
>> it just drives me nuts. Historically, the PostgreSQL team has been 
>> known for using correct terminology, in spite of trends.
>>
>> Any thoughts, anyone? At least, could we compromise and say "The 
>> world's most advanced open source database server"?
> 
> 
> A PHB will know to the term database as database server and server as a 
> machine.
> 
> Although I appreciate your point. I think the current wording is 
> appropriate. I could see:
> 
> "The world's most advanced open source database software"?
> 
> 
>>
>> Ned Lilly wrote:
>>
>>> To everyone who put in what's clearly a lot of time in building the 
>>> new website, well done!  I think the combination of the 8.0 release 
>>> and a dramatically more professional website will do wonders for 
>>> PostgreSQL.
>>>
>>> Kudos!
>>>
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> 
> 


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