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Re: Wanted: new project slogan

From: Florian Weimer <fweimer(at)bfk(dot)de>
To: Greg Stark <gsstark(at)mit(dot)edu>
Cc: jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com, Joshua Kramer <josh(at)globalherald(dot)net>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Wanted: new project slogan
Date: 2010-01-27 09:08:50
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* Greg Stark:

> On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 5:07 PM, Joshua D. Drake <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com> wrote:
>> I think removing Open Source from our slogan is a mistake. It is one of
>> the things that makes us who we are.
> How about something like:
> Postgres: Liberate Your Data!

A lot of companies (and individuals, too) don't want to see their data
liberated.  That's why "open" doesn't seem to be such a great term in
the database context.  Of course, there are different kinds of
openness (format and algorithms vs content), but that's a rather
subtle point, I think.

Florian Weimer                <fweimer(at)bfk(dot)de>
BFK edv-consulting GmbH
Kriegsstraße 100              tel: +49-721-96201-1
D-76133 Karlsruhe             fax: +49-721-96201-99

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