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Re: Wanted: new project slogan

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: Jeff Davis <pgsql(at)j-davis(dot)com>
Cc: Michael Alan Brewer <mbrewer(at)gmail(dot)com>, Gabriele Bartolini <gabriele(dot)bartolini(at)2ndquadrant(dot)it>, jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Wanted: new project slogan
Date: 2010-01-27 21:31:54
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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.

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