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From Søren Berg Glasius <soe...@glasius.dk>
Subject Re: Groovy Champions proposal feedback
Date Tue, 13 Feb 2018 13:13:05 GMT
+1 on the name!

I think it's cool to differentiate the Groovy award from other awards like
Java Rock-stars and Java Champions, Grails Rock-stars, and more!


On Tue, 13 Feb 2018 at 14:09 Guillaume Laforge <glaforge@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
>>>>>
>>>>> Hedevej 1, Gl. Rye, 8680 Ry, Denmark
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>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>
>
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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, Skype: sbglasius
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