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Re: The naming question (Postgres vs PostgreSQL)

From: Ron Mayer <rm_pg(at)cheapcomplexdevices(dot)com>
To: "Decibel!" <decibel(at)decibel(dot)org>
Subject: Re: The naming question (Postgres vs PostgreSQL)
Date: 2007-08-31 19:45:35
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Decibel! wrote:
> PostgreSQL is,
> flat-out, a *bad* name. It's akin to Ford calling a car
> "MustangELECTRICSTART"

"MustanGELECTRIcstart"  would be a more fair comparison.




> Someone mentioned companies that are already using Postgres instead of
> PostgreSQL. I think it says something that the last 3 companies that
> have started up with PostgreSQL (Greenplum, Pervasive, EnterpriseDB)
> have shunned the name. Heck, Greenplum and EnterpriseDB have shunned the
> name multiple times (names that don't contain PostgreSQL but could:
> Greenplum, MPP, Bizgres, EnterpriseDB, EnterpriseDB Advanced Server,
> EnterpriseDB Postgres). Oh, I forgot ExtenDB, too.

And "Red Hat Database"

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