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From Ralph Goers <ralph.go...@dslextreme.com>
Subject Re: [all] Rebooting commons projects
Date Wed, 13 May 2009 23:37:33 GMT

On May 13, 2009, at 4:21 PM, Stephen Colebourne wrote:

> James Carman wrote:
>> On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 7:12 PM, Stephen Colebourne
>> <scolebourne@btopenworld.com> wrote:
>>> Lets also say that the new project name cannot be numerically  
>>> based, so no
>>> [lang2] or [lang5] projects, thats way too confusing. But [lang- 
>>> ng] would be
>>> ok.
>> And, when we want to "reboot" again, we name it [lang-nng]?
>
> STOP everyone, please! Go back and read the original email.
>
> The name of the new project isn't the point of this discussion at  
> all. Right now I don't give a damn about the name.
>
> The point of my proposal was to say that we should be creating new  
> projects in new packages that aim to tackle the same problem-space  
> but in a new way.
>
> That new way is to receive the innovation of a new approach,  
> removing the baggage of the past. But keeping the concept of the  
> original problem space (such as "more implementations of  
> collections"). The new project approach gains the freedom which has  
> constrained everyone for too long.
>
Yeah, I got that. You want to do it in the sandbox. I'm not in favor  
of that.

Ralph


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