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From Phil Steitz <phil.ste...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [RESULT] [math] Name of the new TLP
Date Mon, 01 Feb 2016 16:15:34 GMT
On 2/1/16 7:49 AM, Gilles wrote:
> On Mon, 1 Feb 2016 06:49:02 -0700, Phil Steitz wrote:
>> On 2/1/16 6:24 AM, Gilles wrote:
>>> On Mon, 1 Feb 2016 06:20:14 -0700, Phil Steitz wrote:
>>>> Unscientifically, but in the interest of keeping things moving, it
>>>> looks to me like just plain "math" is the winner.  Any
>>>> objections to
>>>> moving forward with this name?
>>>>
>>>> Phil
>>>
>>> Proposals were not all presented when people gave opinions.
>>> A [VOTE] perhaps?
>>
>> Yes, we could do a poll and if you or others feel that is necessary,
>> I will kick it off.  It just looked to me like we were close enough
>> to consensus on math as the name to make it binary.
>
> Not if you please take into account my remark below.

OK, I will kick of a poll, including all names suggested in this
thread. 

Phil
>
>> Do you have
>> objections to that name?
>
> Yes.
>
> "Math" is (a bit?) overwhelming for a team of 5- people.
>
> In "Commons" there was the rationale of accepting only "common"
> algorithms (although that was fairly fuzzy as a limitation).
> Not so with that overly general name.
> It's a library that will contain math, yes; all of math, certainly
> not.
> So the name is just a name; it should point to project, not to a
> general concept.
>
> Gilles
>
>> Does anyone else prefer to do a poll?
>>
>> Phil
>>>
>>> Actually: Who should vote, or not?
>>> [Logic would have it that people they do not intend to join
>>> development of the new project should not...]
>>>
>>> Gilles
>
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