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From Guillaume Laforge <glafo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Groovy Champions proposal feedback
Date Tue, 13 Feb 2018 13:09:06 GMT
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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