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From Peter McNeil <pe...@mcneils.net>
Subject Re: Groovy Champions proposal feedback - Groovy MVPs ?
Date Tue, 20 Feb 2018 06:56:11 GMT
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 
> <mailto: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
>>     <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
>>>     <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minimum_viable_product>
>>>
>>>     On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 8:32 PM, MG <mgbiz@arscreat.com
>>>     <mailto: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
>>>>         <mailto: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-leaks-from-the-rumored-nintendo-switch-game
>>>>             <http://www.techradar.com/news/pokemon-stars-all-the-latest-leaks-from-the-rumored-nintendo-switch-game>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>             On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 6:13 AM, Daniel Sun
>>>>>             <realbluesun@hotmail.com
>>>>>             <mailto: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
>>>>
>>>>         Hedevej 1, Gl. Rye, 8680 Ry, Denmark
>>>>         Mobile: +45 40 44 91 88 <tel:+45%2040%2044%2091%2088>,
>>>>         Skype: sbglasius
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>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>     -- 
>>>     Guillaume Laforge
>>>     Apache Groovy committer & PMC Vice-President
>>>     Developer Advocate @ Google Cloud Platform
>>>
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>>
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