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Josh Berkus wrote:
> Stefan, other English and German speakers:
>> this usually only happens when somebody uses "postgre" - never seen
>> people complain about "postgres" ...
> This travel season I spent considerable time in Brazil and Italy. Thing is,
> there is *no* reasonable way to pronounce "PostgreSQL" with a Portuguese or
> Italian accent. It's a tongue-twister.
> Given that it's more important to us that the Brazillian, Italian and
> Spanish-speaking communities grow and get active in the worldwide community,
> can we cut them some slack on pronounciation? Can we please stop knee-jerk
> reacting to an understandable mispronunciation / abbreviation?
We could and I do but many won't. Those that won't it is up to the
community to smack them, not the pronouncer.
Joshua D. Drake
> Honestly, it makes our community sound like the people who insist on
> "Gnu/Linux" all the time or "Lego Brand Building Blocks".
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