Of course +1000 to the idea :)

2018-02-14 4:39 GMT+01:00 Andres Almiray <aalmi...@gmail.com>:

> Groovy Star has a nice ring to it, specially if the logo of the program
> links to the Groovy logo :-)
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> On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 5:13 AM, Søren Berg Glasius <soe...@glasius.dk>
> wrote:
>
>> +1 on the name!
>>
>> I think it's cool to differentiate the Groovy award from other awards
>> like Java Rock-stars and Java Champions, Grails Rock-stars, and more!
>>
>>
>> On Tue, 13 Feb 2018 at 14:09 Guillaume Laforge <glafo...@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> It's funny, I think we didn't think about "stars" in our previous
>>> conversations, and I must say I quite like it, and it makes sense
>>> considering our logo :-D
>>>
>>> On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 1:58 PM, Jennifer Strater <
>>> jenn.stra...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> +1 for the proposal and +1 for "Groovy Stars"
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 1:54 PM, Paul King <pa...@asert.com.au> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I don't mind "Groovy Stars" as a name!
>>>>>
>>>>> Of course it begs the question "Star trek" or "Star Wars" - the long
>>>>> journey
>>>>> of programming language design vs the language wars! :-)
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 9:46 PM, Dierk König <dierk.koe...@canoo.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> I’m all for honoring contributions to the
>>>>>> language/ecosystem/community.
>>>>>> Given our logo, „Groovy Star“ comes to mind :-)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Cheers
>>>>>> Dierk
>>>>>>
>>>>>> sent from:mobile
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Am 13.02.2018 um 12:29 schrieb Paolo Di Tommaso <
>>>>>> paolo.ditomm...@gmail.com>:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 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.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>> Søren Berg Glasius
>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
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>> Søren Berg Glasius
>>
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