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From Andy Wenk <andyw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] WHY/HOW/WHAT
Date Tue, 15 Sep 2015 20:02:54 GMT
Jan, thanks for putting this together ... my votes below as requested.

On 15 September 2015 at 21:51, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> as promised, here’s the vote for our new Slogan, Mission Statement, and
> Description.
>
> We have two contestants.
>
> Before I show them to you, here are the rules:
>
> 1. These aren’t final-copy-edit versions, but rough drafts that convey
> ideas. After voting, we’ll go through them with a fine-toothed comb to get
> things all shiny.
>
> 2. The proposals don’t mean to capture a laundry list of your favourite
> features of CouchDB. They are supposed to express the focal point that our
> community gathers around, the thing that we all have in common, what
> excites us all about CouchDB. Vote accordingly.
>
> 3. This emails contains two proposals. Vote by replying to this email with
> your vote just under each proposal where it says “Your Vote Here”.
>
> 4. Vote with +1 (I support this), +/-0 (I’m indifferent, but no harm done
> either way), -1 (I don’t like this, for reasons A, B and C, (and please do
> include your reasons)).
>
> 5. You are welcome to qualify your vote with your take on either proposal.
>
>
> A note: Johs, I took some inspiration from your WHAT-part, I hope you
> don’t mind ;) —  I think we are essentially voting on WHY and HOW anyway,
> as the WHAT is roughly the same idea.
>
> Without further ado, here are our proposals.
>
> * * *
>
> Proposal #1:
>
> Slogan: Data where you need it. (WHY)
>
> Mission Statement: Apache CouchDB lets you access your data where you need
> it by defining the Couch Replication Protocol that is implemented by a
> variety of projects and products that span every imaginable computing
> environment from distributed server-clusters, over mobile phones to web
> browsers. (HOW)
>
> Description: Store your data safely, on your own servers, or with any
> leading cloud provider. Your web- and native applications love CouchDB,
> because it speaks JSON natively and supports binary attachments for all
> your data storage needs. The Couch Replication Protocol lets your data flow
> seamlessly between server clusters to mobile phones and web browsers,
> enabling a compelling, offline-first, user-experience while maintaining
> high performance and strong reliability. CouchDB comes with a
> developer-friendly query language, and optionally MapReduce for simple,
> efficient, and comprehensive data retrieval. (WHAT)
>
> Your Vote Here
>

+1


>
> * * *
>
> Proposal #2:
>
> Slogan: Restful freedom (WHY)
>
> Mission Statement: Data that sync (HOW)
>
> Description:
> Store your data safely, on your own servers or with any leading cloud
> provider. Your web applications can follow the data if you want since
> CouchDB speaks JSON with any file type attached. It lets you run your
> JavaScript on the server or in the browser. You can start with the smallest
> of technology stacks and grow to serve millions of users -- following a
> learning curve that doesn't break. Keep your data in sync and where your
> users need it to be, on the device of their preference, online or offline.
> Share, combine, present, receive and update documents via master-to-master
> replication and let web based services monitor changes for additional
> processing. (WHAT)
>
> Your Vote Here
>

-1

"Restful freedom" is a bit to emotional or dramatic for me (in German:
pathetisch). I like "Data that sync" but "Data where you need it" is much
more powerful for me.


> * * *
>
> Thanks!
> Jan
> --
>

Cheers

Andy

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