naming discussion for Fedora community grid project (previously aka Fedora at Home)

Bryan Che bche at redhat.com
Tue Apr 29 13:23:16 UTC 2008


It turns out that "Turbine" and "Sandman" are taken too.  So, John Adams 
is going to help us out again and get some additional names screened 
from a legal standpoint.

Bryan

Bryan Che wrote:
> Hi, we just completed a trademark search on "Sleepwalker," and it turns 
> out that it's already being used for software.  So, we're going to have 
> to go with a different name.  I've asked for searches on the next 
> highest vote-getters, "Turbine" and "Sandman."
> 
> Bryan
> 
> Bryan Che wrote:
>> I've tallied up the votes, and Fedora Sleepwalker wins!  Here are the 
>> results:
>>
>> Name        +1    0    -1    Total
>> Cointelligence    0    1    7    -7
>> Compunity    0    1    7    -7
>> Dream        0.5    4    4    -3.5
>> Group Think    1    2    5    -4
>> Nightlife    5    2    2    3
>> Re-Cycle    1    5    2    -1
>> REM Cycle    2    5    1    1
>> Sandman        5.5    4    0    5.5
>> Shepherd    0    6    2    -2
>> Sleepwalker    11    3    2    9
>> Trellis        6    3    3    3
>> Turbine        8    2    1    7
>>
>> Bryan
>>
>>
>> Bryan Che wrote:
>>> So, these are the name candidates for the Fedora community grid project:
>>>
>>> -Cointelligence
>>> -Compunity
>>> -Dream
>>> -Group Think
>>> -Nightlife
>>> -Re-Cycle
>>> -REM Cycle
>>> -Sandman
>>> -Shepherd
>>> -Sleepwalker
>>> -Trellis
>>> -Turbine
>>>
>>> Please cast your votes for names: +1/0/-1, and then I'll tabulate and 
>>> declare a winner.  The vote is open until 4/11.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Bryan
>>>
>>>
>>> Bryan Che wrote:
>>>> Hi, as a follow-up to my proposal to create a Fedora community grid 
>>>> project 
>>>> (http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-advisory-board/2008-March/msg00022.html) 
>>>> and our discussion at fedora-advisory-board regarding naming 
>>>> (http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-advisory-board/2008-March/msg00100.html), 
>>>> I asked John Adams and some of the creative people at Red Hat to 
>>>> help us brainstorm names for this project.  They did a great job, 
>>>> and I've attached the output of their work.  Note that these names 
>>>> are all just suggestions and starting points for conversation.
>>>>
>>>> Please provide input on names.  I'll let the conversation go for a 
>>>> week and then put up a consensus vote on 4/4 as to what we will name 
>>>> this project.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>>
>>>> Bryan
>>>>
>>>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
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