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Re: Name change proposal

From: jtv(at)xs4all(dot)nl
To: "Michael Fuhr" <mike(at)fuhr(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Name change proposal
Date: 2005-04-01 08:35:59
Message-ID: 5313. (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-hackers
> 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.

This idea has come up before on the mailing list, but it was abandoned
because  most of the surveyed users pronounced Postgre-D to sound similar
to Regret.

The sales team felt that it might hinder market uptake.


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