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From Mohammad Nour El-Din <nour.moham...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] proposal to select a mascot for Apache CloudStack while in Incubation
Date Thu, 26 Apr 2012 09:32:11 GMT
Just one note, the mascot will not stick forever :), means that we can
change it later if the community wants, this happens oftenly when podlings
are preparing for graduation

On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 7:03 PM, Peder Ulander <ulander@gmail.com> wrote:

> Matt, Mohammad and David - great suggestions.  30 days seems more
> reasonable to get input and creative from the community.  I'll work to get
> a wiki set up and broad outreach to get the word out for participation.
>  Perhaps we can wrap this up in time for OSCON and do something fun to
> celebrate a new mascot.
>
> -peder
>
> On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 3:08 PM, Mohammad Nour El-Din <
> nour.mohammad@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > +1 on both what David and Matt said
> >
> > On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 11:37 PM, Matt Hogstrom <matt@hogstrom.org>
> 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
> > > matt@hogstrom.org
> > >
> > > 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.
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Thanks
> > - Mohammad Nour
> > ----
> > "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep
> moving"
> > - Albert Einstein
> >
>



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

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