Re: [DOCS] Pattern for use of the alias "Postgres"

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier From": <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [DOCS] Pattern for use of the alias "Postgres"
Date: 2007-10-26 20:30:03
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bruce(at)momjian(dot)us (Bruce Momjian) writes:

>Andrew Sullivan wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 25, 2007 at 04:10:31PM -0400, Bruce Momjian wrote:
>> > Let's not get sidetracked here. There was already agreement in advocacy
>> > to promote the use of the alias, and this thread is to discuss that, not
>>
>> I object to this declaration of consensus. I think there was an
>> agreement that the FAQ entry we had, or perhaps something slightly
>> stronger, was ok. "Promotion" is quite another matter, and I don't
>> believe there was any such agreement. I recall arguing rather
>> strongly that such an undertaking needs a _clear plan_ and that it
>> should not be in any case undertaken for 8.3, because the suggestion
>> came too late in the release cycle to put the necessary planning into
>> the matter.
>>
>> What is the giant panic on this matter, anyway?

>There is no panic. In fact whatever change to documentation we do will
>not be seen until 8.3 final.

>In 1-2 days there will be a request on advocacy for promotion in both
>the FAQ and documentation and we can see if we can get consensus then.

>Frankly, what I am seeing is that the minority who don't like the alias
>are "trolling" or making procedural objections in an attempt to prevent
>alias adoption. Or perhaps my perception is incorrect.

Funny ... what I'm seeing is you trying to ram this through any which way
you can ...

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