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Re: Dropping postgres as a whole.

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org, Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>
Subject: Re: Dropping postgres as a whole.
Date: 2007-09-29 16:55:03
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Robert Treat wrote:
> On Friday 28 September 2007 13:18, Andrew Sullivan wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 28, 2007 at 10:13:47AM -0400, Brian Hurt wrote:
>>> Given the length of this thread, I vote for "Digres".
>> Except then it'll regularly get misspelled as Digress.  And
>> pronounced Dee'-gray.
>>
>> I think we should call it Gerwuffle.  Like, "Yeah, go install that
>> Gerwuffle over there, and twiddle the thingy, and you'll be set to
>> go."
>>
>> Or, of course, we can do what certain other parties with previous
>> renaming problems did.  We can be The Database Formerly Known as
>> Postgres.  Then when someone complains about confusion with the
>> PostQUEL-using version of the code, we can just become The Database.
>> That oughta clear up any confusion, eh?
>>
> 
> Then CMD could be "The" The Database Company. 
> 

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Joshua D. Drake

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