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From Andres Almiray <aalmi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Groovy Champions proposal feedback
Date Wed, 14 Feb 2018 03:39:57 GMT
Groovy Star has a nice ring to it, specially if the logo of the program
links to the Groovy logo :-)

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On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 5:13 AM, Søren Berg Glasius <soeren@glasius.dk>
wrote:

> +1 on the name!
>
> I think it's cool to differentiate the Groovy award from other awards like
> Java Rock-stars and Java Champions, Grails Rock-stars, and more!
>
>
> On Tue, 13 Feb 2018 at 14:09 Guillaume Laforge <glaforge@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> It's funny, I think we didn't think about "stars" in our previous
>> conversations, and I must say I quite like it, and it makes sense
>> considering our logo :-D
>>
>> On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 1:58 PM, Jennifer Strater <jenn.strater@gmail.com
>> > wrote:
>>
>>> +1 for the proposal and +1 for "Groovy Stars"
>>>
>>> On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 1:54 PM, Paul King <paulk@asert.com.au> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I don't mind "Groovy Stars" as a name!
>>>>
>>>> Of course it begs the question "Star trek" or "Star Wars" - the long
>>>> journey
>>>> of programming language design vs the language wars! :-)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 9:46 PM, Dierk König <dierk.koenig@canoo.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I’m all for honoring contributions to the
>>>>> language/ecosystem/community.
>>>>> Given our logo, „Groovy Star“ comes to mind :-)
>>>>>
>>>>> Cheers
>>>>> Dierk
>>>>>
>>>>> sent from:mobile
>>>>>
>>>>> Am 13.02.2018 um 12:29 schrieb Paolo Di Tommaso <
>>>>> paolo.ditommaso@gmail.com>:
>>>>>
>>>>> It sound a nice idea also to promote the visibility of the groovy
>>>>> community.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> p
>>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 12:18 PM, Søren Berg Glasius <
>>>>> soeren@glasius.dk> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> I'm definitely +1
>>>>>>
>>>>>> It is always important to recognize and encourage the ones making
a
>>>>>> difference to the community.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Tue, 13 Feb 2018 at 11:32 Schalk Cronjé <ysb33r@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> That's a +1 from me for the concep.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 13/02/2018 10:58, Paul King wrote:
>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>> > Hi everyone,
>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>> > A few of us have had various discussions (in fact over many
years)
>>>>>>> > about having a recognition scheme similar to Java Champions,
>>>>>>> > perhaps called "Groovy Champions" or "Apache Groovy Champions"
>>>>>>> > or something else entirely if we think of a better name.
>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>> > I think the idea has always been to recognize contribution
within
>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>> > whole Groovy ecosystem not just the Apache Groovy project.
The many
>>>>>>> > tens of projects within the ecosystem are often where many
ideas
>>>>>>> come
>>>>>>> > from for the project's future evolution and also where future
>>>>>>> contributors
>>>>>>> > may arise. And in any case, Groovy has always been about
making
>>>>>>> > coding productive and fun and we should celebrate that widely!
>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>> > There are various questions to ask like should such a scheme
>>>>>>> > be formally coordinated by the project/by Apache or should
it be
>>>>>>> run as a
>>>>>>> > community-driven unsanctioned activity and if so what guidelines
>>>>>>> should
>>>>>>> > be in place. Also, there are many details like how will
the scheme
>>>>>>> > operate?
>>>>>>> > How are new members elected? Is it a lifetime recognition
or is
>>>>>>> there
>>>>>>> > an "emeritus" status? And so forth. Java Champions vote
themselves
>>>>>>> > on new champions and the recognition has a lifetime status
for
>>>>>>> instance.
>>>>>>> > if we progress this idea, we'd need to make that all clear
but
>>>>>>> that isn't
>>>>>>> > the purpose of this email - we need to first decide if we
like the
>>>>>>> idea.
>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>> > Even if we like the idea, there are still some hurdles to
step
>>>>>>> through.
>>>>>>> > We've already sought some informal feedback from other parts
of
>>>>>>> > Apache and other projects within the Groovy Ecosystem and
we'll
>>>>>>> > likely need further discussions. We want something that
embraces
>>>>>>> > the whole community but fits in with Apache project governance
>>>>>>> > around trademarks/branding.
>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>> > So, the first question is: are we as a project in favor
of such a
>>>>>>> scheme?
>>>>>>> >
>>>>>>> > Cheers, Paul.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>> Schalk W. Cronjé
>>>>>>> Twitter / Ello / Toeter : @ysb33r
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Best regards / Med venlig hilsen,
>>>>>> Søren Berg Glasius
>>>>>>
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>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>>
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>>
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> --
> Best regards / Med venlig hilsen,
> Søren Berg Glasius
>
> Hedevej 1, Gl. Rye, 8680 Ry, Denmark
> Mobile: +45 40 44 91 88 <+45%2040%2044%2091%2088>, Skype: sbglasius
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