Supreme Thanks Award Recognising contributions? :-)

On Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 7:08 AM, Kostas Saidis <sai...@gmail.com> wrote:

> My own few cents, too:
>
> Groovy Star, Groovy Champion, Groovy MVP all have their pros and cons. I
> would suggest something along the lines of Groovy Exceptional Community
> Member (Groovy ECM) or Groovy Distinguished Community Member (Groovy DCM).
> New acronym, professional enough, focusing on the overall community and not
> only the language per se.
>
> Kostas
>
>
> On 19/2/2018 10:26 μμ, MG wrote:
>
> I have never heard "MVP" =  "Minimum Viable Product", so I doubt this
> would pose a problem. Also do you suggest that people would actually read
> "Groovy has announced its Minimum Viable Products of 2018" ?
> STAR has 129 meanings as an acronym, btw, according to https://acronyms.
> thefreedictionary.com/STAR
>
> On 19.02.2018 20:39, Guillaume Laforge wrote:
>
> For me, MVP sounds too much like Minimum Viable Product :
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minimum_viable_product
>
> On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 8:32 PM, MG <mg...@arscreat.com> wrote:
>
>> Following the sports analogy, what about
>>
>> "Groovy MVPs"
>>
>> ?
>>
>> Any game can have Most Valuable Players (even if only one is typically
>> crowned in the US), and I think "Groovy announced its 2018 MVPs" has a nice
>> ring to it.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> mg
>>
>>
>>
>> On 19.02.2018 12:03, Søren Berg Glasius wrote:
>>
>> I disagree with MG.
>>
>> A star is an object that shines, and in this case shines light on the
>> Groovy language and ecosystem. Hence I think the name is both professional,
>> and since it can be directly linked to the star in the Groovy logo I think
>> it makes perfect sense. In sports you also have star players and in music
>> (and Java) you have rock stars. That you can find examples that relates to
>> games on Nintendo does not make a valid point IMO. The "All Stars" just
>> makes it so much better - as that's what Paul, Jochen and others are .
>>
>> My few cents worth.
>>
>> /Søren
>>
>> On Sun, 18 Feb 2018 at 17:02 MG <mg...@arscreat.com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 18.02.2018 13:38, Eric Kinsella wrote:
>>>
>>> +1up on Groovy Stars.
>>>
>>>
>>> "Get a life" ;-)
>>>
>>> But seriously, all the people one-upping "Groovy Stars" - consider
>>> whether that name really sends the right professional message with regards
>>> to Groovy ? I am convinced it does not.
>>> Managers who might decide whether Groovy can be used in a project are
>>> typically conservative and sensitive to those things, and they do not
>>> normally follow nerd humor... (next suggestion I see coming along the
>>> Stars-crossed-line, is to call Paul and Jochen "Groovy All Stars")
>>>
>>> As another example, it looks like "Pokemon Stars" on the Nintendo Switch
>>> might become a reality:
>>> http://www.techradar.com/news/pokemon-stars-all-the-latest-l
>>> eaks-from-the-rumored-nintendo-switch-game
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 6:13 AM, Daniel Sun <realblue...@hotmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi Paul,
>>>>
>>>>      “Groovy Champions” make people associate it with "Java Champions"
>>>> easily. As for "Groovy Stars", it is interesting but let me associate
>>>> "Song
>>>> Stars" and "Kungfu Stars" easily... I wish other people would not
>>>> associate
>>>> as I do...
>>>>
>>>>       Similarly, many years ago some one suggested to name current
>>>> "Grape"
>>>> as "Groovy Baby", the latter is interesting but not formal...
>>>>
>>>>       To sum up, +1 to “Groovy Champions”.
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Daniel.Sun
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
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>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>> Best regards / Med venlig hilsen,
>> Søren Berg Glasius
>>
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