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From Sami Siren <>
Subject Re: New Name for UIMA Podling?
Date Fri, 27 Oct 2006 18:08:37 GMT
Marshall Schor wrote:
> The most popular way to pronounce UIMA is you-eee-muh.
> There is a fairly large user community using pre-Apache UIMA.   The 
> potential confusion about which UIMA people may be talking about may be 
> mitigated somewhat by versioning.  The pre-Apache releases are numbered 
> 1.x.x; the Apache ones will be numbered as 2.x.x and higher.  (We are 
> showing a "beta" level of 2.x in pre-Apache form, but will transition 
> users as rapidly as possible to the the Apache one, once we get set up 
> and "going" in Apache).
> If we rename it, this might cause some confusion itself - it would 
> appear that there were 2 different things, rather than one thing that 
> was moving from its previous environment to Apache.  I'm not sure what 
> would be more confusing - having a new name, or having users understand 
> that the project has moved to Apache.

I don't understand the problem here. Is UIMA going to be something 
different when it moves to apache? and why should users care where the 
project is hosted?

If you ask me - Just keep the name.

  Sami Siren

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