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Re: [Pgweb] r2038 - trunk/portal/tools/pwn

From: Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum <adsmail(at)wars-nicht(dot)de>
To: pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [Pgweb] r2038 - trunk/portal/tools/pwn
Date: 2008-04-08 13:52:25
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On Tue, 8 Apr 2008 08:13:55 -0400 Alvaro Herrera wrote:

> Devrim GÜNDÜZ wrote:
> > 
> > On Tue, 2008-04-08 at 09:36 +0200, Magnus Hagander wrote:
> > 
> > > there has been a -core decision that the name of our product is
> > > PostgreSQL. Based on this, I think it's appropriate for the weekly
> > > news that is posted on the projects main webssite to be named
> > > PostgreSQL Weekly News. 
> > 
> > +1 on that. Even though it is David's project for now, we need to be
> > consistent about the name on the public side.
> AFAIK Postgres is an official alias, so I don't see the point.  Besides,
> the -core decision said AFAIR that we would stick to the name PostgreSQL
> *for now*, with an eye to an eventual switch to Postgres as we went
> making the latter name better known (i.e. using it).

But even if "Postgres" is an official alias, we don't need to use two
different names on our websites and our (semi-)official newsletters.

The point of an alias is a shortcut for common use, not to entirely
rename the product name.


				Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum
German PostgreSQL User Group

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