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Re: chair candidate: Nic Gibson and initial work items

From: Maximilian Gärber <gaerber@axxepta.de>
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2016 09:32:53 +0100
To: "Imsieke, Gerrit, le-tex" <gerrit.imsieke@le-tex.de>
Cc: public-datapipelining@w3.org
Message-ID: <56C2DEB5.5000803@axxepta.de>
It is always great to see how a topic like "chair candidate" ends up in 
a discussion about naming things and logos ;-)

What about Alex Milowski? I get he's a driving force behind the new spec?

Regards,

Max


Am 16.02.2016 um 02:44 schrieb Imsieke, Gerrit, le-tex:
> Is “datapipes” sufficiently distinct from “Datapipe”?
>
> There’s a possibly conflicting “Data Pipes” at 
> http://datapipes.okfnlabs.org/
>
> Maybe not a huge problem.
>
> I thought about a logo for datapipes and came up with this: 
> http://www.imsieke.com/gerrit/datapipes/logo/
>
> It’s simply two Bauhaus 93 letters with kerning and vertical 
> positioning adjusted. It looks like there’s some magic connection 
> between the unconnected pipes that are represented by the geometric, 
> rounded letters of d and p. It somewhat resembles the Apple (Control) 
> key, too. And I have some deja vu with this logo. But maybe this is a 
> good sign.
>
> Gerrit
>
>
> On 15.02.2016 19:35, Nic Gibson wrote:
>> I’ve always been vaguely uncomfortable with the ‘Proc’ part of the 
>> name (think Proctology I guess). DataPipe is a managed hosting 
>> services provider. I think we should at least attempt to work out a 
>> name that is uncommon.
>>
>> nic
>> -- 
>> Corbas Consulting / @CorbasLtd
>> Digital Publishing Consultancy and Training
>> http://www.corbas.co.uk, +44 (0)7718 906817/+44 (0)1273 930765
>>
>>> On 15 Feb 2016, at 16:02, Florent Georges <fgeorges@fgeorges.org> 
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> It might be used as well, but what about Data Pipe?  Might be more
>>> suggestive than "Xxx Proc"?
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> Florent Georges
>>> http://fgeorges.org/
>>> http://h2oconsulting.be/
>>>
>>>
>>> On 15 February 2016 at 16:53, James Fuller wrote:
>>>> they may use it, but there is no registered trademark (as far as I 
>>>> can tell).
>>>>
>>>> On 15 February 2016 at 16:50, - - <alain.couthures@agencexml.com> 
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> Unfortunately, "Dataproc" is already used by Google:
>>>>> https://cloud.google.com/dataproc/ ...
>>>>>
>>>>> Alain Couthures
>>>>>
>>>>> Le 15 février 2016 à 15:39, James Fuller <jim@webcomposite.com> a 
>>>>> écrit :
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> At XML Prague Gerrit Imsieke, Alex Milowski, and I discussed with Nic
>>>>> Gibson and he was amenable to the idea of chairing this community
>>>>> group (in the short term).
>>>>>
>>>>> So I formally put forward Nic Gibson as chair candidate.
>>>>>
>>>>> https://www.w3.org/community/council/wiki/Templates/CG_Charter#Chair_Selection 
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> The proposed work items:
>>>>>
>>>>> * shepherd and drive XML syntax
>>>>>
>>>>> * gather corpus of use cases
>>>>>
>>>>> * rename XProc - the current suggestion is DataProc
>>>>>
>>>>> Jim Fuller
>>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>


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