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From Søren Berg Glasius <soe...@glasius.dk>
Subject Re: Groovy Champions proposal feedback - Groovy MVPs ?
Date Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:14:34 GMT
Are we at a point where there should be put out a vote for which name to
use? There are several good ones, and a few not so good... not judging
however :D

On Tue, 20 Feb 2018 at 11:07 Guillaume Laforge <glaforge@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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 <20%2018%2002%2020> 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-leaks-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
>>>>>
>>>>> Hedevej 1, Gl. Rye, 8680 Ry, Denmark
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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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>>
>
>
> --
> Guillaume Laforge
> Apache Groovy committer & PMC Vice-President
> Developer Advocate @ Google Cloud Platform
>
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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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