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From Richard Frovarp <rfrov...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Name search
Date Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:13:41 GMT
Don't know. I know that I'm not, but I will work with infra to get 
myself added as a moderator.

On 08/20/2014 12:31 AM, ant elder wrote:
> I'm waiting for the subscribe to the private list to be moderated in, who
> are the moderators of that list?
>
>     ...ant
>
>
> On Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 7:15 AM, ant elder <ant.elder@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> The name search guide is here:
>> http://incubator.apache.org/guides/names.html and that describes a
>> process that should be followed, its not determined by conjecture and
>> personal opinion. Note that discussion about the specifics should be
>> on the podling private list.
>>
>>     ...ant
>>
>> On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 9:31 PM, John D. Ament <john.d.ament@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> So, my honest opinion is that Droids would be bad to use from a naming
>>> stand point.  The name search is meant to indicate whether something is
>>> commonly known and would be uniquely identifiable as an organization.
>>>
>>> I don't think, based on the original search results, that "Droids" will
>>> suite.
>>>
>>> John
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 3:45 PM, Richard Frovarp <rfrovarp@apache.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 08/07/2014 07:46 AM, Tim Williams wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> On Thu, Aug 7, 2014 at 8:11 AM, John D. Ament <john.d.ament@gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> So, the first step is for you guys to tell me how you got to the
name
>>>>>> "Droids."  I'm assuming it was established before the podling name
>> search
>>>>>> came into existence.
>>>>>>
>>>>> It started as a Labs project[1] and predates the name search.  It's
>>>>> hard to recall exactly but it feels like it also predates the
>>>>> popularization of "Android" as well.  I gather most folks think more
>>>>> of the Star Wars sense.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> --tim
>>>>>
>>>>> [1] - http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/labs-labs/200702.
>>>>> mbox/%3C1170850642.8380.31.camel@localhost%3E
>>>>>
>>>> Thorsten named it, but I'm guessing you're right.
>>>>
>>>> Since Android and the Droid line (mostly from Verizon and Motorola) came
>>>> out, more people are going to think it is Android related than not.
>> What do
>>>> we need to do for the name search? Do we just abort and develop a new
>> name?
>>>> Would that make life easier when it comes to this process?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks for your help,
>>>> Richard
>>>>


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