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Re: The naming question (Postgres vs PostgreSQL)

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Greg Sabino Mullane <greg(at)turnstep(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: The naming question (Postgres vs PostgreSQL)
Date: 2007-08-30 17:26:56
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Greg Sabino Mullane wrote:
> > Otherwise, people who know nothing about us will be asking, for years, 
> > "Why did you fork from the PostgreSQL project?"
> Simple enough to answer: "We didn't, we just changed the name". Could even 
> be a FAQ. I'd rather have that question, than these ones:
> "How do you say that?"
> "Why does it have such a stupid name?"
> "Is it okay to just say 'Postgres'?"

We can eliminate 1/2 of this FAQ:

     1.1) What is PostgreSQL? How is it pronounced?

  Bruce Momjian  <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>

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