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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Podling rename, vote needed?
Date Tue, 10 Jan 2012 02:48:12 GMT
On 10 January 2012 02:29, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> [to: general@, cc: callback-dev@]
>
> As discussed during the Callback proposal phase [1], the podling
> community wasn't too certain about the "Callback" name and thus after
> some discussion they recently voted [2] on adopting the new name
> "Apache Cordova". The vote and its result was mentioned in the
> December status report [3].
>
> Now the question came up [4] about whether such a rename needs to be
> explicitly approved by a vote of the IPCM. Personally I don't think
> one is needed, as the possible need for such a rename was already
> discussed on general@, and as the community vote itself and the
> related name selection process was monitored by us mentors. A similar
> process was followed when the Lucene Connector Framework podling
> changed it's name to ManifoldCF [5].
>
> Thus we never asked the podling to bring the matter to the IPMC for a
> formal vote. However, if people feel that an IPMC vote on this is
> needed, we'll happily comply.

On a related matter, how is the rename being handled for the various
incubator data files, web-pages, mailing lists etc.?

People need to be able to find the podling under its new name, and
clutch etc. need to be able to keep track of the podling status.
There need to be redirects added for web-pages if/when the old pages
are renamed.

> [1] http://markmail.org/message/i6d2nrwdbqse3rqs
> [2] http://markmail.org/message/kq3oa7wewl5ltvic
> [3] http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/December2011
> [4] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-4306?focusedCommentId=13182966&page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:comment-tabpanel#comment-13182966
> [5] http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/December2010
>
> BR,
>
> Jukka Zitting
>
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