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Re: Name change proposal

From: Richard Huxton <dev(at)archonet(dot)com>
To: Thomas Hallgren <thhal(at)mailblocks(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Name change proposal
Date: 2005-04-01 12:04:22
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Thomas Hallgren wrote:
> Richard Huxton wrote:
>> Michael Fuhr wrote:
>>> I'd like to propose that we abandon the name "PostgreSQL" and rename the
>>> project "Postgre", to be pronounced either "post-greh" or "post-gree".
>>> This change would have a twofold purpose: it would meet popular demand,
>>> and it would reflect my next proposal, that we abandon SQL as the query
>>> language and replace it with Tutorial D.
>> You forgot to suggest switching to GPL and rewriting in Java :-)
> That will happen fairly soon, PL/Java will implement more and more of 
> the backend functionality until all C-code is made obsolete. It will 
> still be a BSD style license though. A first release should be ready for 
> 4/1/2006.

Giving the opportunity to finally get the backend multi-threaded. Hmm - 
PostgreDTJ sounds snappy too!

   Richard Huxton
   Archonet Ltd

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