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From Rahul Akolkar <rahul.akol...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [sandbox] new sandbox component
Date Tue, 01 Feb 2011 02:33:45 GMT
On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 3:22 PM, Phil Steitz <phil.steitz@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 3:12 PM, Gary Gregory
> <GGregory@seagullsoftware.com> wrote:
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Luc Maisonobe [mailto:Luc.Maisonobe@free.fr]
>>> Sent: Monday, January 31, 2011 14:52
>>> To: Commons Developers List
>>> Subject: Re: [sandbox] new sandbox component
>>>
>>> Le 31/01/2011 20:13, Phil Steitz a écrit :
>>> > On 1/31/11 1:59 PM, Luc Maisonobe wrote:
>>> >> Le 31/01/2011 17:46, Gary Gregory a écrit :
>>> >>> Does that really fit in [math] or would it be better in a new component
>>> like a [geometry]?
>>> >> Good idea, thanks Gary, I'll start with geometry as the name. We can
>>> >> decide later if we include it in [math] or not. It will at least depend
>>> >> on [math].
>>> >>
>>> > Hey, last I checked geometry was a field within math :)
>>>
>>> Yes, and its the part the new code will depend on.
>>> So should I stick to BSP ? I was wondering if I can do some nice acronym
>>> that would sound like commons-BoSPhore (this was also a pun as Bosphore
>>> can be considered a splitting line between Europe and Asia ...
>>>
>>> Luc
>>
>> While I like to have fun to make up names, for smaller components (as opposed to
a server), l like obvious names. [Math] is obvious. [BSP] is not crystal clear but [Math-BSP]
is.
>>
>> I always scratch my head when I read: '[ANNOUNCE] Project Zazibar releases version
2.3' and nowhere in the announcement is a hint of what project Zanzibar is.
>>
>> [Math-...] makes it obvious that it is closely related to [Math]. But it's not as
much fun as Project Ka-Pow.
>>
> So far, we have mostly steered clear of cutesy, meaningless names in
> Commons.  Personally, I would prefer that we keep it that way.
<snip/>

+1

-Rahul


>  The
> "old charter"  [1], which I guess is now somehow "deprecated" actually
> requires "boring functional names."
>
> Phil
>
> [1] http://commons.apache.org/oldcharter.html
>
>> Gary
>>
>>>
>>> >
>>> > Phil
>>> >> Luc
>>> >>
>>> >>> Gary
>>> >>>
>>> >>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> >>>> From: luc.maisonobe@free.fr [mailto:luc.maisonobe@free.fr]
>>> >>>> Sent: Monday, January 31, 2011 11:23
>>> >>>> To: Commons Developers List
>>> >>>> Subject: [sandbox] new sandbox component
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>> Hi all,
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>> I have a bunch of code lying around to deal with BSP trees (useful
in
>>> >>>> different kinds of geometry modeling) and I would like to start
a new
>>> >>>> sandbox component to improve it and maybe merge it back to [math]
if
>>> useful
>>> >>>> or let it grow as a standalone component.
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>> Do you agree with the idea ? How do I start a new sandbox component
?
>>> >>>>
>>> >>>> best regards,
>>> >>>> Luc
>>> >>>>

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