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From Mohammad Nour El-Din <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] proposal to select a mascot for Apache CloudStack while in Incubation
Date Tue, 24 Apr 2012 22:08:21 GMT
+1 on both what David and Matt said

On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 11:37 PM, Matt Hogstrom <> wrote:

> David is right.  The PPMC is really only there to make sure that Apache's
> interests and obligations are met.  They do not really "Control" the
> project in as much as make sure things that need to be done (like filing
> reports, dealing with trademark, legal issues).  A sign of a healthy
> community is communicate on the list and just do it.
> In this case, your advocating for a logo / mascot ... +1, great idea.
> At this point, the Citrix folks (no offense) really don't have a lot to do
> with it inasmuch as the Apache CloudStack product does.  So, the only
> process at this point is see if anyone has an objection (so far it doesn't
> sound like it).  I'd suggest making a Wiki page where people can post their
> ideas.  Pick an end date, I suggest 30 days, post and wait.
> At the end of the 30-days take a community vote and the logo with the most
> votes wins :)
> When Citrix donated to the code to Apache and the community was formed it
> is the community that gets to decide the fate, good or bad, on its own
> Matt Hogstrom
> A Day Without Nuclear Fusion Is a Day Without Sunshine
> On Apr 24, 2012, at 4:49 PM, David Nalley wrote:
> >> ·         “Call for Submissions” to be sent out to cloudstack-dev as
> soon
> >> as the PPMC approves this proposal
> >
> >
> > Speaking only for myself - I don't think you need PPMC permission to
> > move forward with this idea - I'd of course suggest ensuring a
> > community consensus, making sure folks are well informed, etc.  but
> > otherwise, just go get things done. You shouldn't need to get approval
> > and annointing to start getting things done IMO, especially when
> > 'getting things done' means soliciting ideas on this list.  Obviously
> > final decisions around identity and trademarks have a legal component
> > and that would be the responsibility of the PPMC.

- Mohammad Nour
"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving"
- Albert Einstein

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