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Re: Using Postgres as an alias

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: Pavel Stehule <pavel(dot)stehule(at)gmail(dot)com>, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, derek(dot)rodner(at)enterprisedb(dot)com, peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Using Postgres as an alias
Date: 2007-09-27 16:16:48
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Dave Page wrote:
> Pavel Stehule wrote:
>> FAQ isn't strict technical documentation, and there aliases arn't too
>> bad. Why do you thing so word Postgres needs any promoting?
> 
> Isn't it obvious from the number of people calling it Postgre that an
> acceptable short form should be promoted?

What people? The three or four that I run into once a month? So what...

> 
> Earlier in this round of discussion it seemed that most people didn't
> like seeing postgre, but we were split on an official name change to
> Postgres. Doesn't it therefore make sense to leave the official name,
> and just promote the acceptable short name?

IMO, no. It makes sense to leave the official name and accept the short
name.

Joshua D. Drake


> 
> /D
> 


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