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Re: PostgreSQL name

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, Guido Barosio <gbarosio(at)gmail(dot)com>
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL name
Date: 2008-05-20 15:05:32
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Robert Treat wrote:

>> The case is that the .org FAQ explains that both names are just fine,
>> and I am happy with that, but I seem to recall that PostgreSQL was the
>> preferred option. Though, if this is the case we should change that
>> from the site, right?
>>
> 
> PostgreSQL is the official name of the project, but Postgres is considered an 
> officially accepted nickname. At this point that means that you should use 
> the name PostgreSQL when you are creating materials that will represent the 
> project (for example, the PostgreSQL website uses (or tries to use) the name 
> PostgreSQL throughout). HTH.  
> 

http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/ProjectName

Sincerely,

Joshua D. Drake

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