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Re: First stab at 9.0 release announcement

From: Thom Brown <thombrown(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Joshua Tolley <eggyknap(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: First stab at 9.0 release announcement
Date: 2010-06-22 13:17:28
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On 22 June 2010 13:43, Joshua Tolley <eggyknap(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 06:22:52PM -0700, Josh Berkus wrote:
>> On 6/18/10 5:42 PM, Joshua D. Drake wrote:
>> > On Fri, 2010-06-18 at 17:22 -0700, Josh Berkus wrote:
>> >>> "The PostgreSQL Global Development Team is proud to announce the release
>> >>> of version 9.0. "
>> >>>
>> >>> Maybe "PostgreSQL 9.0" instead of "version 9.0"?
>> >> Yeah, tried that too, it seemed repetitive.  You don't think so?
>>
>> Well, one of the things I've thought was the following:
>>
>> The PostgerSQL Global Development Team is proud to announce the release
>> of PostgreSQL 9.0, the 31st release of the world's leading open source
>> relational database system.
>>
>> ... however, that seemed excessively wordy.  No?
>
> It's approaching wordiness, but it still has my vote (minus the typo). If I'm
> in the minority on this one, however, my second choice has us using two
> sentences:
>
>    The PostgreSQL Global Development Team is proud to announce the release of
>    PostgreSQL 9.0. This is the 31st release of the world's leading open
>    source relational database system.
>

Hmm... saying 31st almost sounds like it's just another normal
release.  Couldn't you make it something like "This landmark version
marks the 31st release of..."

Thom

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