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Re: Wanted: new project slogan

From: Dimitri Fontaine <dfontaine(at)hi-media(dot)com>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Jeff Davis <pgsql(at)j-davis(dot)com>, Michael Alan Brewer <mbrewer(at)gmail(dot)com>, Gabriele Bartolini <gabriele(dot)bartolini(at)2ndquadrant(dot)it>, jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Wanted: new project slogan
Date: 2010-01-28 13:59:10
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Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> writes:

> On ons, 2010-01-27 at 11:45 -0800, Jeff Davis wrote:
>> Many suggestions in this thread use "Database" interchangeably with
>> "Database Management System". The latter is a little verbose, but
>> "Database System" should be concise enough for a slogan without losing
>> the meaning.
> You are completely right that "PostgreSQL" is not a "database", but it's
> tempting to use it in a slogan because it's shorter and more
> recognizable.  But "database system" is also not correct, and arguably
> not as short and recognizable.  So you'd get the worst of both worlds
> that way.

  The Professional Database Solution

It's missing something yet, but hopefully with some contribution we'd
get there.

Each time I'm asked to give an overly brief comparision between MySQL
and PostgreSQL, I begin with the punch line: well, with MySQL you get
problems, with PostgreSQL, solutions.

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