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From ant elder <ant.el...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Name search
Date Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:31:01 GMT
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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