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From: "scott(dot)marlowe" <scott(dot)marlowe(at)ihs(dot)com>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: Joshua Drake <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>,Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: First rule of advocacy ... I think ...
Date: 2004-02-09 19:17:50
Message-ID: Pine.LNX.4.33.0402091217310.24985-100000@css120.ihs.com (view raw or flat)
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Well, I posted a message pointing out the error and they've now changed 
it in the survey...

On Mon, 9 Feb 2004, Marc G. Fournier wrote:

> 
> "in private" (ie. when talking with someone, or on the mailing lists), use
> of 'Postgres' or 'PgSQL' is widely used, but when dealing with a public
> arena (ie. online polls, articles, etc), the formal name should be very
> much encouraged and corrected ...
> 
> On Mon, 9 Feb 2004, Joshua Drake wrote:
> 
> >
> > > No.   If it had been, I would have mentioned the source.
> > >
> > > I personally don't think it's worth bothering with.
> >
> > I would second this. Most people I know try to say PostgreSQL only until
> > they install it, then call it Postgres. It is our own fault for having a
> > difficult name for the software.
> >
> > If were up to me, we would change back to Postgres as it is even easier
> > to say than MySQL (less syllables).
> >
> > I seriously doubt there is any confusion as to whether Postgres ==
> > PostgreSQL.
> >
> > Sincerely,
> >
> > Joshua D. Drake
> >
> >
> >
> > >
> >
> >
> 
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