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Re: Wanted: new project slogan

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Dimitri Fontaine <dfontaine(at)hi-media(dot)com>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, Jeff Davis <pgsql(at)j-davis(dot)com>, Michael Alan Brewer <mbrewer(at)gmail(dot)com>, Gabriele Bartolini <gabriele(dot)bartolini(at)2ndquadrant(dot)it>, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Wanted: new project slogan
Date: 2010-01-28 17:32:58
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On Thu, 28 Jan 2010, Joshua D. Drake wrote:

> On Thu, 2010-01-28 at 14:59 +0100, Dimitri Fontaine wrote:
>> Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> writes:
>>
>>> On ons, 2010-01-27 at 11:45 -0800, Jeff Davis wrote:
>>>> Many suggestions in this thread use "Database" interchangeably with
>>>> "Database Management System". The latter is a little verbose, but
>>>> "Database System" should be concise enough for a slogan without losing
>>>> the meaning.
>>>
>>> You are completely right that "PostgreSQL" is not a "database", but it's
>>> tempting to use it in a slogan because it's shorter and more
>>> recognizable.  But "database system" is also not correct, and arguably
>>> not as short and recognizable.  So you'd get the worst of both worlds
>>> that way.
>>
>>   http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-advocacy/2010-01/msg00053.php
>>
>>   The Professional Database Solution
>>
>> It's missing something yet, but hopefully with some contribution we'd
>> get there.'
>
>
> The Professionals Database

I like the first one better .. yours implies a certain knowledge level 
required to use ...

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