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Re: Wanted: new project slogan

From: "Greg Sabino Mullane" <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Wanted: new project slogan
Date: 2010-01-26 19:53:13
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>> Nobody has ever raised any issues with our slogan before, though...

> They have, actually.  Particularly professional marketing types, who
> *do* have some experience when it comes to slogans.                 

Okay, I'll amend that to say that in the last 10 years nobody has ever 
raised the issue once on any mailing list (that I recall anyway).

> And it's possible we won't change it just because we can't come up with
> a better one.

Fair enough. In all seriousness I've not seen a better one in the
proposals so far, but no harm in trying.

> Actually, I heard this from a couple of Drupal folks at LCA just last
> week.  And *in general* Postgres now has the image of being
> high-performance, powerful, big, and very, very complex.  This is one of
> the reasons non-relational DBs are getting so many new users.

Waddya mean, the "image of"?! :) Although compared to Oracle and SQL Server,
we are very uncomplex and simple to administer. Don't know how you
put that in a slogan, though.

> Obviously, HOWTOs, tutorial, videos, and simple admin tools will go
> further towards driving adoption.  But I think we need work on our image
> as well.

Highly agreed.

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