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Re: Dropping postgres as a whole.

From: Selena Deckelmann <sdeckelmann(at)chrisking(dot)com>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
Cc: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, PostgreSQL Advocacy List <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Dropping postgres as a whole.
Date: 2007-09-27 18:09:29
Message-ID: 7BADC528-9820-41CA-B16B-D90F75771CE9@chrisking.com (view raw or flat)
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On Sep 27, 2007, at 10:14 AM, Marc G. Fournier wrote:

> - --On Thursday, September 27, 2007 10:11:34 -0700 Selena Deckelmann
> <sdeckelmann(at)chrisking(dot)com> wrote:
>
>>
>> On Sep 27, 2007, at 9:39 AM, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
>>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> I was just talking with one of my developers (Alexey) and he  
>>> said, why
>>> not just use Pg. Which is an interesting point. Consider that
>>> Volkswagen
>>> is properly known as Volkswagen but commonly (and most of the time)
>>> referred to as VW.
>>>
>>> Why don't we just stop this whole PostgreSQL->Postgres->Postgre
>>> junk and
>>> just say, PostgreSQL, also referred to as PG.
>>>
>>> Heck, I know plenty of people that just say PG, or PGSQL, myself
>>> included.
>>
>> +1 I like it.
>>
>>  From a design standpoint, 'Pg' is nicer. I know we're not there  
>> yet, but
>> just sayin'.
>
> Just to clarify, I don't believe JD is advocating *changing the  
> name* to Pg,
> only using Pg as the common name vs Postgres ...
>
> Right JD? :)

And I didn't mean to imply a whole name change.  Only that 'Pg' is  
easier on the eyes than 'PG'.

-selena

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Selena Deckelmann
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Chris King Precision Components
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