Skip site navigation (1) Skip section navigation (2)

Re: Name change proposal

From: jtv(at)xs4all(dot)nl
To: "Michael Fuhr" <mike(at)fuhr(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Name change proposal
Date: 2005-04-01 08:35:59
Message-ID: 5313.202.47.227.25.1112344559.squirrel@202.47.227.25 (view raw or flat)
Thread:
Lists: pgsql-hackers
> I'd like to propose that we abandon the name "PostgreSQL" and rename the
> project "Postgre", to be pronounced either "post-greh" or "post-gree".
> This change would have a twofold purpose: it would meet popular demand,
> and it would reflect my next proposal, that we abandon SQL as the query
> language and replace it with Tutorial D.

This idea has come up before on the mailing list, but it was abandoned
because  most of the surveyed users pronounced Postgre-D to sound similar
to Regret.

The sales team felt that it might hinder market uptake.


Jeroen



In response to

pgsql-hackers by date

Next:From: Richard HuxtonDate: 2005-04-01 08:40:23
Subject: Re: Name change proposal
Previous:From: Russell SmithDate: 2005-04-01 08:01:35
Subject: Re: Name change proposal

Privacy Policy | About PostgreSQL
Copyright © 1996-2014 The PostgreSQL Global Development Group