On 09/19/2016 08:41 PM, Mike Linksvayer wrote:
>> So, I'd accept "crowdmatching for public goods"
> I really like "crowdmatching for public goods". I suspect that if I read that 
> without context, I'd take funding as implied, and be surprised if the thing 
> with that slogan didn't involve funding.
>> although I *slightly*
>> worry that wording could be inferred to mean that you could have
>> crowdmatching for other things. The message I wish to send is "[funding]
>> public goods through crowdmatching" where [funding] could be other
>> assistance if we expanded.
> I don't think any amount of words will prevent others from using the term 
> crowdmatching for exclusive goods. I wish nobody would use the term 
> crowdfunding to describe anything other than funding public goods. "Match" is 
> good because it conveys very simply how the mechanism is different, not 
> because it is a yet-unspoiled term. "Crowdmatching for public goods" very 
> nicely communicates what Snowdrift.coop will soon do, I hope.
> Mike

Okay, Mike convinced me. I think we should embrace "Crowdmatching for
public goods"

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