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Re: PostgreSQL is the "Database of the year"

From: Shane Ambler <pgsql(at)Sheeky(dot)Biz>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: PostgreSQL is the "Database of the year"
Date: 2008-01-19 07:38:27
Message-ID: 4791A8F3.4070302@Sheeky.Biz (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-advocacy
Josh Berkus wrote:
> Folks,
> The 8.3 press release has already been translated into 13 languages. 
> We are *not* changing the text, especially based on a popularity
> contest at a magazine.

Robert Treat wrote:

> 4) Drop a note to our press-friendlies about the occurance, 
> positioned something like "on the eve of releasing PostgreSQL 8.3, 
> the database has nabbed yet another award" (this could be similar 
> working to the mini-release for announce).

I liked the idea of having it in the press release but if not, getting
the press to mention it as the introduction to the release is a good idea.

Instead of the headline "PostgreSQL releases new version" it could be
"Database of the year releases new version" which I think could get more 


Shane Ambler
pgSQL (at) Sheeky (dot) Biz

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