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From: mdean <mdean(at)xn1(dot)com>
To: "Leif B(dot) Kristensen" <leif(at)solumslekt(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Main page: about us
Date: 2006-08-01 00:49:28
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Leif B. Kristensen wrote:

>On Tuesday 1. August 2006 00:23, mdean wrote:
>  
>
>>a conceptual syllable is one which is immediately recognizable to the
>>average guy on the street.  For instance, post has concepts -- we see
>>a post sticking out of the ground, a good concept, but not relevant
>>to the product.  Hoever, gres defies mental imagery, it is
>>constructual, like the id, ego, and superego, not rooted in the
>>everyday experiences of man, subject to horrendous definition and
>>redefinition, and
>>unmeasurable.  SQL, in the everyday concepts of educated persons, is
>>more of a concept than a construct, and when coupled with MY, produces
>>a powerful image set. I believe that a huge portion of the play MYSQL
>>is getting relies solely on its name - it is almost a
>>self-fullfilling prophecy - it allows one to take ownership. This is
>>in contrast to Postgresql, which leaves one indifferent, or cold, and
>>certainly without a solid intrinisic understanding of what it is. 
>>Imagery plays an important role in trademarking and logo production.
>>    
>>
>
>I do agree with you. PostgreSQL is an ugly and unwieldy name, while 
>MySQL sounds like a name conceived up above. So, based on your 
>arguments, what would you propose? PostSQL? PoSQL? Or maybe something 
>out of the blue like YourSQL?
>
>May I propose FreeSQL?
>  
>
well, after lots of real thought over months, I intend to rename it 
Synthesis 2007. a tradmark I own, and take it commercial ala Bizgress.


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