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From ant elder <ant.el...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Name search
Date Mon, 25 Aug 2014 06:36:48 GMT
How's this coming?

The quickest way I find is to email apmail@apache.org, CC'ing the private
list asking to be added as a moderator. Should get actioned within the day.

HTH

   ...ant



On Wednesday, August 20, 2014, Richard Frovarp <rfrovarp@apache.org> wrote:

> 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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