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From Cédric Champeau <cedric.champ...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Groovy Champions proposal feedback - Groovy MVPs ?
Date Tue, 20 Feb 2018 08:20:14 GMT
I agree with Guillaume: MVP sounds "Minimal Viable Product" in my head :)
Anoter option: VIP ;)

2018-02-20 8:32 GMT+01:00 Jennifer Strater <jenn.strater@gmail.com>:

> Although there seems to be a lot of disagreement about the name, everyone
> seems to be in favor of the idea. What is the next step, Paul?
>
>
> On 20. Feb 2018, at 07:56, Peter McNeil <peter@mcneils.net> wrote:
>
> You're all missing the obvious "Groovy GR8" :-)
>
> On 20/02/18 11:35, Paul King wrote:
>
> Supreme Thanks Award Recognising contributions? :-)
>
> On Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 7:08 AM, Kostas Saidis <saikos@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> My own few cents, too:
>>
>> Groovy Star, Groovy Champion, Groovy MVP all have their pros and cons. I
>> would suggest something along the lines of Groovy Exceptional Community
>> Member (Groovy ECM) or Groovy Distinguished Community Member (Groovy DCM).
>> New acronym, professional enough, focusing on the overall community and not
>> only the language per se.
>>
>> Kostas
>>
>>
>> On 19/2/2018 10:26 μμ, MG wrote:
>>
>> I have never heard "MVP" =  "Minimum Viable Product", so I doubt this
>> would pose a problem. Also do you suggest that people would actually read
>> "Groovy has announced its Minimum Viable Products of 2018" ?
>> STAR has 129 meanings as an acronym, btw, according to
>> https://acronyms.thefreedictionary.com/STAR
>>
>> On 19.02.2018 20:39, Guillaume Laforge wrote:
>>
>> For me, MVP sounds too much like Minimum Viable Product :
>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minimum_viable_product
>>
>> On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 8:32 PM, MG <mgbiz@arscreat.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Following the sports analogy, what about
>>>
>>> "Groovy MVPs"
>>>
>>> ?
>>>
>>> Any game can have Most Valuable Players (even if only one is typically
>>> crowned in the US), and I think "Groovy announced its 2018 MVPs" has a nice
>>> ring to it.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> mg
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 19.02.2018 12:03, Søren Berg Glasius wrote:
>>>
>>> I disagree with MG.
>>>
>>> A star is an object that shines, and in this case shines light on the
>>> Groovy language and ecosystem. Hence I think the name is both professional,
>>> and since it can be directly linked to the star in the Groovy logo I think
>>> it makes perfect sense. In sports you also have star players and in music
>>> (and Java) you have rock stars. That you can find examples that relates to
>>> games on Nintendo does not make a valid point IMO. The "All Stars" just
>>> makes it so much better - as that's what Paul, Jochen and others are .
>>>
>>> My few cents worth.
>>>
>>> /Søren
>>>
>>> On Sun, 18 Feb 2018 at 17:02 MG <mgbiz@arscreat.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 18.02.2018 13:38, Eric Kinsella wrote:
>>>>
>>>> +1up on Groovy Stars.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> "Get a life" ;-)
>>>>
>>>> But seriously, all the people one-upping "Groovy Stars" - consider
>>>> whether that name really sends the right professional message with regards
>>>> to Groovy ? I am convinced it does not.
>>>> Managers who might decide whether Groovy can be used in a project are
>>>> typically conservative and sensitive to those things, and they do not
>>>> normally follow nerd humor... (next suggestion I see coming along the
>>>> Stars-crossed-line, is to call Paul and Jochen "Groovy All Stars")
>>>>
>>>> As another example, it looks like "Pokemon Stars" on the Nintendo
>>>> Switch might become a reality:
>>>> http://www.techradar.com/news/pokemon-stars-all-the-latest-l
>>>> eaks-from-the-rumored-nintendo-switch-game
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 6:13 AM, Daniel Sun <realbluesun@hotmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi Paul,
>>>>>
>>>>>      “Groovy Champions” make people associate it with "Java Champions"
>>>>> easily. As for "Groovy Stars", it is interesting but let me associate
>>>>> "Song
>>>>> Stars" and "Kungfu Stars" easily... I wish other people would not
>>>>> associate
>>>>> as I do...
>>>>>
>>>>>       Similarly, many years ago some one suggested to name current
>>>>> "Grape"
>>>>> as "Groovy Baby", the latter is interesting but not formal...
>>>>>
>>>>>       To sum up, +1 to “Groovy Champions”.
>>>>>
>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>> Daniel.Sun
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
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>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
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>>> Søren Berg Glasius
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>>
>>
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