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From Guillaume Laforge <glafo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Groovy Champions proposal feedback - Groovy MVPs ?
Date Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:07:00 GMT
Or even GrooVIP :-D

On Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 9:20 AM, Cédric Champeau <cedric.champeau@gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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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>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>> Best regards / Med venlig hilsen,
>>>> Søren Berg Glasius
>>>>
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>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>
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>


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