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Re: [Pgweb] r2038 - trunk/portal/tools/pwn

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Greg Sabino Mullane <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [Pgweb] r2038 - trunk/portal/tools/pwn
Date: 2008-04-08 20:53:08
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- --On Tuesday, April 08, 2008 21:47:18 +0100 Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
wrote:

> This isn't about pgsql-announce, it's about www.postgresql.org which
> should be held to much higher standards imnsho.

Agreed ... and I was kidding ... *that* would set a bad precedent (modifying 
content of messages to the lists) ...

>
>
> On 4/8/08, Marc G. Fournier <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org> wrote:
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>> - --On Tuesday, April 08, 2008 09:41:21 -0700 Josh Berkus
>> <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> > Alvaro,
>> >
>> >> It is offensive to me that people is now disregarding the fact that
>> >> Postgres is an official alias.
>> >>
>> >
>> > An alias (or nickname) doesn't get used for the title of pages on
>> > www.postgresql.org, or in the docs.  That's really the difference between
>> an
>> > alias and an official name.
>> >
>> > Of course, this may not be that consequetial since everyone seems to refer
>> to
>> > Postgre(SQL) Weekly News as "PWN".  I know that, despite reading it most
>> > weeks for the last 6 months, this is the first time I noticed.
>> >
>> > So, thinking about this further, I think this should be up to the web team
>> on
>> > the amount of naming consistency they want to enforce -- WWW committers
>> can
>> > always change the page title after David posts it..  I don't really think
>> > it's a core decision, and how's core going to give David "orders" anyway?
>> > What do we do if he doesn't follow them?  Put him on KP detail?
>>
>> Well, consider DAvid himself has stated "if core tells me to, I will change
>> it"
>> publicly, sounds to me like alot of egg on his face if he didn't follow such
>> ...
>>
>> I wonder how hard it would be to add a filter to pgsql-announce to do:
>>
>> s/postgres /PostgreSQL/gi  :)
>>
>>
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