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> However, I think for 9.0 it's time for a new project slogan.
> There's several problems with our current slogan:
Nobody has ever raised any issues with our slogan before, though...
> (1) "most advanced" suggests that PostgreSQL is complex and
> unapproachable by non-DB-experts. It doesn't exactly encourage Drupal
> and Wordpress geeks to give us a try, and as a result some potential PG
> users are turning to CouchDB and MongoDB.
Because we have "advanced" in our slogan?! Seems unlikely.
> (2) LucidDB, Hadoop, Cassandra and others could now argue that "most
> advanced" really depends on how you define "advanced". While we are
> still the most advanced general-purpose OSDB, they are ahead of us in
> specific areas.
Well, sure, but that's going to be true no matter what
superlative we choose.
> (3) A new slogan for 9.0 could help punch up the release and get some
> people to try 9 who turned away from previous versions.
Agreed with the first, but not the second.
> Given the above, I'd like to start this thread asking for suggestions
> for a new project slogan. When we have 4-5 solid ideas, we can put it
> to a vote on a survey site somewhere.
- -1 on the slogan change. But... <humor>
Oh, I can't resist.. :) How about:
PostgreSQL: Unpronounceably awesome!
PostgreSQL: The most powerful software you can't pronounce
PostgreSQL: The open source Oracle with the funny name
Greg Sabino Mullane greg(at)turnstep(dot)com
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