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Re: PostgreSQL vs. Postgres labeling inconsistency

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL vs. Postgres labeling inconsistency
Date: 2007-10-05 18:43:45
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David Fetter wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 05, 2007 at 07:22:01PM +0200, 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.
>>

>> So I think what is being proposed is wrong and needs to be reverted.
> 
> That, or (my preference) make the change larger.  I think it's
> significant that the vast majority of compatible software has some
> variant of Postgres and *not* PostgreSQL in the name.

I have seen no evidence of this.

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake

> 
> Cheers,
> David.


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