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Re: Flyer nr. 1

From: Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum <ads(at)pgug(dot)de>
To: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
Cc: pgeu-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Flyer nr. 1
Date: 2008-01-20 13:48:38
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On Sun, Jan 20, 2008 at 01:29:07PM +0000, Simon Riggs wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-01-19 at 03:30 +0100, Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum wrote:
> > ok, the flyer is now almost ready. Some proof-reading would be fine and 
> > if someone has additional comments: just shout ;-)
> Very good work. We always need something to give out at trade shows.

The old ones are very outdated.

> There is only one SQL Standard and it is called SQL:2003. It supercedes
> all previous versions, so quoting compliance with multiple versions has
> no meaning. (If you are compliant with SQL-92 but not SQL:2003 then you
> are no longer compliant with the SQL Standard). There are no RDBMS yet
> fully compliant with SQL:2003.

This is correct, but ...
As you state, no RDBMS is fully compliant with SQL:2003. So in most 
cases people go and look, what else from previous standards is 

> PHP & PostgreSQL was co-authored by Robert Treat.

The books listed there are from the original BSD flyer. If someone has 
other, better ideas ...
Anyway, co-author added, thanks for the info.

> Front page could probably just say a few quick bullets to catch the eye
> - Very scalable and highly concurrent database access
> - SQL:2003 compliant in all major aspects
> - Variety of replication solutions exist
> - Advanced SQL optimizer
> Those are the ones that most people throw at us.

Usually the flyers are all together in a put-up hinge. So ppl see (at 
max) the headline. That's why i added the name and the flagg for the 

> Any chance we could pick a different font? Not sure which one...

This was already a topic on IRC but nobody could name a new font.

Kind regards

				Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum
German PostgreSQL User Group

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