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Re: PostgreSQL vs. Postgres labeling inconsistency

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL vs. Postgres labeling inconsistency
Date: 2007-10-05 17:30:12
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Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Some of you may have noticed that there was a move proposed to use "Postgres" 
> alongside "PostgreSQL" as a product name in the documentation and other 
> written resources.  A change along that line has already been made in the 
> FAQ.

> I believe both the FAQ and the documentation do explain the naming issue near 
> the beginning.  But the rest of the document should use one name 
> consistently, or it will just look silly and confusing.  Also consider that 
> many of our written resources are not read linearly, so it becomes even more 
> important to use consistent terminology that does not require much context to 
> understand.
> 
> So I think what is being proposed is wrong and needs to be reverted.
> 

+1

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake

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