directory-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Trustin Lee <trus...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: We are now a TLP guys!!! (FW: ASF Board Summary for February 23, 2005)
Date Thu, 03 Mar 2005 01:21:47 GMT
+1


On Thu, 03 Mar 2005 10:28:08 +1100, Brett Porter <brett@apache.org> wrote:
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> Hash: SHA1
> 
> For the benefit of those who weren't involved at that point or who, like
> me, have a short memory - we've been there already.
> 
> Here is a sumary of the reasons for the current name:
> - - The existing name, Eve, had trademark concerns as did many others
> within the project.
> - - Anything LDAPish is out because the scope of the server goes beyond
> LDAP.
> - - There is already a strong brand in Apache, so there is not a great
> need to develop a new one
> - - Many of the names don't convey what the product is: Apache Directory
> Server does. This would hamper recognition.
> 
> I personally don't feel another name change is going to bring a benefit,
> but it would have the following detriments:
> - - some poor sucker would need to trawl subversion -again- and change
> all the site references, artifact names, directories, etc.
> - - lose any recognition already gained from the 0.8 release
> - - have to delay going public on the TLP until the name can be properly
> considered, checked and implemented.
> 
> I wouldn't be adverse to a name change later if it is felt that will
> strengthen the recognition of the product without any harm, and
> something comes up that meets all the criteria above, but I think a
> better time for that is probably around a 1.0 mark where there is
> already momentum. But I also think sticking with Apache Directory Server
> is just fine as well.
> 
> Hope this helps.
> 
> Cheers,
> Brett
> 
> Brennan Stehling wrote:
> 
> >So Covey is still holding strong? That is my favorite and the
> >definitions seems to apply well.
> >
> >
> >On Thu, 03 Mar 2005 00:04:38 +0100, Stephane Bailliez
> ><sbailliez@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >>Brennan Stehling wrote:
> >>
> >>>We should brainstorm on a good brand name which works well.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>Appaloosa ?
> >>
> >
> >
> 
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
> Version: GnuPG v1.4.0 (Cygwin)
> Comment: Using GnuPG with Thunderbird - http://enigmail.mozdev.org
> 
> iD8DBQFCJkwIOb5RoQhMkRMRAo2fAKCR+QsKk1X/fLH+NsEredhMkGMixQCfWDFq
> /f31WNDvV4W6FPyxhRBAINM=
> =b/HA
> -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
> 
> 


-- 
what we call human nature is actually human habit
--
http://gleamynode.net/

Mime
View raw message