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From Kyle Boon <kyle.f.b...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Groovy Champions proposal feedback - Groovy MVPs ?
Date Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:30:05 GMT
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Groovy Notable Human?
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On Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 4:14 AM, Søren Berg Glasius <soeren@glasius.dk>
wrote:

> 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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>>>>>>>> f329450.html
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>> 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
>>>>>
>>>>> Blog: http://glaforge.appspot.com/
>>>>> Social: @glaforge <http://twitter.com/glaforge> / Google+
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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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>> Social: @glaforge <http://twitter.com/glaforge> / Google+
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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 <+45%2040%2044%2091%2088>, Skype: sbglasius
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>

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