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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Graduation T-Shirts
Date Sun, 13 May 2007 00:10:44 GMT
Hi Jean,

On May 12, 2007, at 4:56 PM, Jean T. Anderson wrote:

> Craig L Russell wrote:
>> I have a slightly different view of this.
>>
>> The phrase "I survived the Incubator" and "all I got was this  
>> lousy T-
>> shirt" seem incongruous, and combining them doesn't quite work. "I
>> survived..." stands alone.
>>
>> And I agree with Noel that the survival meme isn't quite the self-
>> deprecating message I'm looking for.
>>
>> How about "Our project incubated at Apache and all I got was this   
>> lousy
>> T-shirt"?
>
> or "Our project {hatched|graduated} from the Apache Incubator and  
> all I
> got was this lousy T-shirt"
>
> either hatched or graduated would be a more positive success than
> "survival" and could turn the t-shirt into a talking point for  
> those who
> want to know what it means.

Cool.

Craig
>
> -jean
>
>
>> Craig
>>
>> On May 12, 2007, at 2:39 AM, robert burrell donkin wrote:
>>
>>> On 5/12/07, Noel J. Bergman <noel@devtech.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>>> ["We Survived the Apache Incubator
>>>>
>>>> is probably not a meme we want to perpetuate.  But I like the idea
>>>> overall,
>>>> if we can come up with a more positive concept.
>>>
>>>
>>> i like the self deprecating humour. the incubator is high  
>>> ceremony so
>>> i don't see there's much harm in a little bit of light relief after
>>> graduation.
>>>
>>> - robert
>>>
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>>
>> Craig Russell
>> Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/ 
>> jdo
>> 408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
>> P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!
>>
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Craig Russell
Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/jdo
408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!


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