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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: What do we call our Influitive hub?
Date Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:54:35 GMT

On 10 Apr 2014, at 20:51 , Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:

> Ooh, ooh!
> 
> What about "Upholsterer" and "The Upholstery". Because *drum roll*
> you're putting the cover on the couch. Haha. I love this.
> 
> Jan thinks it might be confusing for non-native speakers. But I'm not
> convinced that's a significant issue.

Or Upholstererers. 


> 
> The problem with all the rest we've had so far is that they are negative.
> 
> On 10 April 2014 20:43, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
>> What about Couch Potatoes? Haha. Jan doesn't like it though. But I do.
>> 
>> On 10 April 2014 20:40, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
>>> Any other thoughts on this?
>>> 
>>> If we call it The Lounge, then what do we call the people who hang out there?
>>> 
>>> BTW a "Loafer" is "a person who avoids work and spends their time idly." :)
>>> 
>>> On 10 April 2014 10:47, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
>>>> Be sure to watch the videos etc!
>>>> 
>>>> On 10 April 2014 10:36, Andy Wenk <andywenk@apache.org> wrote:
>>>>> Noah,
>>>>> 
>>>>> thanks for the link to the mail-archive. I will find time to read it
this
>>>>> evening and will come back then here ...
>>>>> 
>>>>> Cheers
>>>>> 
>>>>> Andy
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> On 10 April 2014 10:27, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Here's some more on the proposal for our AdvocateHub:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/couchdb-dev/201310.mbox/%3CCAPaJBx4xz5=hT9_Yu7OoEYh2Lq2MjwpPR_O9Qb0jWYcXdeHGhA@mail.gmail.com%3E
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Read that, then take a read of the SlideShare thing I sent yesterday.
>>>>>> If you get up to speed on this, I'm really looking forward to your
>>>>>> input and help with this initiative!
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Okay, so if The Lounge works, then what do we call people who hang
out
>>>>>> in the lounge?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Remember that this should feel a bit like a fun thing to be a part
of.
>>>>>> Our advocates will be valuable members of the community who are
>>>>>> volunteering to help us with marketing. For many users, being a part
>>>>>> of our AdvocateHub is going to be the primary way they contribute
back
>>>>>> to the project.  So while it should be tongue in cheek, you should
>>>>>> feel proud to be a part of it.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On 10 April 2014 09:14, Andy Wenk <andywenk@apache.org> wrote:
>>>>>>> Hi Noah,
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> I have to admit, that I am still not sure what the concept of
AdvocatHub
>>>>>>> is. Sure, it is a marketing tool, but what will be the benefits
for
>>>>>>> CouchDB? How will we use it. I do NOT question the usage since
I am 100%
>>>>>>> sure that it is a good thing, because you have proposed it. If
there was
>>>>>>> a
>>>>>>> thread already about the usage, I am sorry that I missid it (or
did not
>>>>>>> understand it). Would you mind drop two sentences about it?
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Although I have the little knowledge lack described above, her
is my
>>>>>>> feedback on your suggested naming (maybe I have some suggestions
myself
>>>>>>> later   ...) :
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On 9 April 2014 18:17, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org>
wrote:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Hey folks,
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> So, we need to come up with two names:
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> 1) A name for the AdvocateHub itself
>>>>>>>> 2) A name for the people who use it
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> If you were a company specialising in mail, you might call
your hub
>>>>>>>> "The Mail Room" and you might call your advocates "Posties"
or
>>>>>>>> something. :)
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> We should be aiming for something cute. I get the distinct
impression
>>>>>>>> that most other companies do this. And it fits our brand
nicely.
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Some ideas for the name for the hub:
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> - The Living Room
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> is a place where I relax. Good. But also not very sexy.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> - The Lounge
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> is a place where I relax, meet others, hear good music and have
a drink
>>>>>>> (I
>>>>>>> have all that also at the living room, but hey - it's cooler
in a
>>>>>>> lounge).
>>>>>>> Very modern, and sexy. I like it.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> - The Coffee Shop
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> is a place where I smoke a joint - at least when I do smoke pot
and come
>>>>>>> from Amsterdam - ha ha - I recommend not to use it ...
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Some ideas for names for our advocates:
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> - Couchnauts
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> reminds me of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argonauts :). Is little
hard
>>>>>>> to
>>>>>>> spell - at least for me as a German guy ... not sure ...
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> - Couch Surfers
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> *waves* ... reminds me of Silversurfer. Coool :). But does not
have a
>>>>>>> connection to the titles for the room above. "A Couch Surfer
in The
>>>>>>> Lounge"
>>>>>>> or "A Couch Surefer in The Living Room" (would fit a bit ...)
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> - Loafers
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> erm ... what is this :) ?
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Please: lemme know your thoughts!
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> done :)
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>> Noah Slater
>>>>>>>> https://twitter.com/nslater
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Thank you for taking action :)
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Cheers
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>> Andy Wenk
>>>>>>> Hamburg - Germany
>>>>>>> RockIt!
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> http://couchdb.apache.org
>>>>>>> https://twitter.com/awenkhh
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> GPG fingerprint: C044 8322 9E12 1483 4FEC 9452 B65D 6BE3 9ED3
9588
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> https://people.apache.org/keys/committer/andywenk.asc
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Noah Slater
>>>>>> https://twitter.com/nslater
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> --
>>>>> Andy Wenk
>>>>> Hamburg - Germany
>>>>> RockIt!
>>>>> 
>>>>> GPG fingerprint: C044 8322 9E12 1483 4FEC 9452 B65D 6BE3 9ED3 9588
>>>>> 
>>>>> https://people.apache.org/keys/committer/andywenk.asc
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --
>>>> Noah Slater
>>>> https://twitter.com/nslater
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> --
>>> Noah Slater
>>> https://twitter.com/nslater
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> --
>> Noah Slater
>> https://twitter.com/nslater
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Noah Slater
> https://twitter.com/nslater


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