It sound a nice idea also to promote the visibility of the groovy community.
p On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 12:18 PM, Søren Berg Glasius <soe...@glasius.dk> wrote: > I'm definitely +1 > > It is always important to recognize and encourage the ones making a > difference to the community. > > On Tue, 13 Feb 2018 at 11:32 Schalk Cronjé <ysb...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> >> That's a +1 from me for the concep. >> >> >> On 13/02/2018 10:58, Paul King wrote: >> > >> > Hi everyone, >> > >> > A few of us have had various discussions (in fact over many years) >> > about having a recognition scheme similar to Java Champions, >> > perhaps called "Groovy Champions" or "Apache Groovy Champions" >> > or something else entirely if we think of a better name. >> > >> > I think the idea has always been to recognize contribution within the >> > whole Groovy ecosystem not just the Apache Groovy project. The many >> > tens of projects within the ecosystem are often where many ideas come >> > from for the project's future evolution and also where future >> contributors >> > may arise. And in any case, Groovy has always been about making >> > coding productive and fun and we should celebrate that widely! >> > >> > There are various questions to ask like should such a scheme >> > be formally coordinated by the project/by Apache or should it be run as >> a >> > community-driven unsanctioned activity and if so what guidelines should >> > be in place. Also, there are many details like how will the scheme >> > operate? >> > How are new members elected? Is it a lifetime recognition or is there >> > an "emeritus" status? And so forth. Java Champions vote themselves >> > on new champions and the recognition has a lifetime status for instance. >> > if we progress this idea, we'd need to make that all clear but that >> isn't >> > the purpose of this email - we need to first decide if we like the idea. >> > >> > Even if we like the idea, there are still some hurdles to step through. >> > We've already sought some informal feedback from other parts of >> > Apache and other projects within the Groovy Ecosystem and we'll >> > likely need further discussions. We want something that embraces >> > the whole community but fits in with Apache project governance >> > around trademarks/branding. >> > >> > So, the first question is: are we as a project in favor of such a >> scheme? >> > >> > Cheers, Paul. >> >> >> -- >> Schalk W. Cronjé >> Twitter / Ello / Toeter : @ysb33r >> >> -- > Best regards / Med venlig hilsen, > Søren Berg Glasius > > Hedevej 1, Gl. Rye, 8680 Ry, Denmark > Mobile: +45 40 44 91 88 <+45%2040%2044%2091%2088>, Skype: sbglasius > --- Press ESC once to quit - twice to save the changes. >