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From MG <>
Subject Re: Groovy Champions proposal feedback
Date Fri, 02 Mar 2018 16:40:31 GMT
...and, of course, the

Apache Groovy Community Lifetime Achievement Award


Like the name, +1 (again) on tying the award to a specific year, don't 
think that mixing commit access with the award makes sense (as in 
programming: Keep things single purpose - nobdy wants to be fat, be it 
class or human ;-) )

On 02.03.2018 10:11, Jochen Theodorou wrote:
> hi all,
> I was thinking a while about all this and all the problems involved 
> here and I want to show an alternative.
> Apache Groovy Community Award
> Name surely to be changed. The idea is to give a nominal award for 
> what they did in the past. Somebody getting this award will get this 
> for a reason, which is to be stated.
> Since it is no title like "champion" and since we can give a 
> description of the reasons the award will be always specific, it is 
> not a title you carry around your lifetime and all of that. Maybe a 
> person could be awarded multiple times, but that is then to decide. 
> That means there will be no discussions about revoking the 
> championship, or for how long this is granted. Also I think the award 
> leaves better space for a good naming. Also we can give commit access 
> along with it, which may or may not be taken, but then includes the 
> official ASF way of recognizing people.
> what do you guys think?
> bye Jochen

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