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Re: Press Release -- Just Waiting for Tom

From: greg(at)turnstep(dot)com
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Press Release -- Just Waiting for Tom
Date: 2002-11-19 15:03:57
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> not to sound americentric, but do we think it might be a problem that 
> we don't have anyone from the US in our contacts list?

You sound Americentric, but it may be a factor that most of the press is 
in the US and may prefer an American telephone number to avoid calling 
internationally. Probably not a big deal.

>> "the best has gotten even better!" sounds pretty dorky.
> mm.. it beat out the coolest has gotten even cooler and the 37713ist has 
> gotten even 37713er, have any suggestions?

"Ellie?" Obviously, you are not very 31337. :)

The phrase is also in quotes, which makes it stand out even 
more. I recommend dropping it entirely in favor of something like:

The PostgreSQL Global Development Group proudly announces the release 
of version 7.3 of the PostgreSQL object-oriented...

> I actually agree with Mark on this one. It helps differentiate us from some 
> of the open source databases that call themselves an rdbms even though they

I agree also. If Oracle is marketing the phrase, all the better for us.

[regarding "bug fixes"]
> Does switching the order sound better?

Yes, it does.

> Why?  Trailing slashes look awkward on domain names.

You are right, this is fine for a raw domain name.

> I talked to Tom about a quote today, and he couldn't think of a thing to
> say ... anyone wanna thing of a good quote that I can just agree to and
> you can attribute it to me?

Maybe we could ask Bruce?

I think the only other issue is the "HISTORY" url. Can we put the list 
of changes on the advocacy site?

Greg Sabino Mullane greg(at)turnstep(dot)com
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