[Baypiggies] A call of truce on the naming issue

Brian Mahoney mrbmahoney at gmail.com
Thu Apr 13 20:21:07 CEST 2006

On 4/13/06, Tung Wai Yip <tungwaiyip at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I propose we put the name change issue to rest for now and re-prioritize
> it as a mid-term issue, perhaps to be revisited in the year end time
> frame. The immediate issue should be studying the survey result, finding
> volunteers to better organize the meeting and maintain the website, and
> take other constructive ideas on improving the meeting. After this is on
> track we can consider making name suggestions, get endorsements and build
> a consensus.
> Despite some claim I don't belive a name change right away is an eminent
> issue. If half of the group want a name change now and half of the group
> feel this is being forced upon them, it would create a rift that make it
> whole lot more difficult to address the organizational issue we have right
> now.
> I'm fine with the current name, but I'm not oppose to picking a different
> name either. What I don't want to see is this becoming an emotional and
> divisive issue.
> If we decide to change the name, it should be done in a constructive
> manner. Much like the new web design of python.org it should be seen as a
> face-lift by most rather than that the old design as a liability that
> should be ashame of.
> I believe the discussions we have recently would present us an opportunity
> to get better organized. It should not be turned into a crisis.
> Wai Yip
> _______________________________________________

Thank you, Wai Yip.
Yes, truce. I've passed the point where I can follow the e-mail threads
on the name change.


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