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Re: Wanted: new project slogan

From: Cédric Villemain <cedric(dot)villemain(dot)debian(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>, "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>, "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, 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 <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Wanted: new project slogan
Date: 2010-01-29 12:02:37
Message-ID: e94e14cd1001290402m3f801ba6p8083cb0556a1cdf4@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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2010/1/28 Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>:
> On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 18:34, Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> wrote:
>> Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>>> 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 ...
>>
>> Yea, I like "The Professional Database Solution" too.
>
> One of the original reasons put forward for us needing to change this
> is that other opensource databases are also advanced, and may not like
> us calling ourselves the most advanced one.
>
> What do you think they'll say if we differentiate ourselves by saying
> we're the professional one - implicating they're not....

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