[geojquery] Re: Name change
arsgeografica at googlemail.com
Thu Sep 30 03:54:49 EDT 2010
I don't feel a name change as a valueable for the project for the time
being. And personally I still prefer GeoJQuery.
These are my 2cents for the topic.
On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 1:38 AM, Pedro Mendes <p.m.g.mendes at gmail.com>wrote:
> +1 on MapQuery
> On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 10:47 AM, Anne Blankert <anne.blankert at geodan.nl>wrote:
>> +1 on MapQuery
>> I am taking the liberty of summarizing the discussion. This summary may
>> be somewhat biased to my preference of MapQuery, so please feel free to
>> comment if you think the other options need more support.
>> pros: it is already here, domain is claimed, name is published,
>> announced at foss4g, no renaming hassle, etc
>> cons: difficult to pronounce Geo-Jay-Query. The name pattern is more or
>> less a copy of the name 'Geo-Ext'
>> pros: same pattern as GeojQuery but much easier to pronounce, the
>> project is more about 'maps' than 'geo', the word 'query' is used in
>> the same way as in jQuery, the project is about querying and presenting
>> maps like jQuery is about querying and presenting DOM elements.
>> cons: renaming hassle, some people find the word 'query' confusing, what
>> is there to query? 'MapQuery' loses direct reference to jQuery.
>> pros: many other spatially related projects use '-spatial' in the same
>> name pattern. JQuery advises to name plugin files 'jquery.xxx' where xxx
>> is the projectname. It is a pro when file name and project name match.
>> cons: renaming hassle, pattern is same as 'jquery-ui' which might make
>> people believe that jQuery-spatial has the same 'official' jQuery status
>> as the -ui project. The word 'Spatial' does not map really well on
>> visualizing maps.
>> This overview brings me to:
>> cons: this is already used for the jQuery.map() method.
>> On 9/27/2010 10:46 AM, Volker Mische wrote:
>> > On 09/11/2010 06:14 PM, Volker Mische wrote:
>> >> Hi All,
>> >> the code sprint at the FOSS4G was great, thanks all that were coming. I
>> >> wasn't happy with the name "geojquery" from the start, but couldn't
>> >> think of anything better. At the code sprint that changed. Therefore
>> >> like to propose a new name we came up with at the code sprint:
>> >> MapQuery
>> >> Please vote on it (+1 yeah great!, 0 I don't care, -1 no! leave it as
>> >> or change it to something different).
>> >> Feel free to propose other names.
>> >> Cheers,
>> >> Volker
>> > It's time to revive this thread. The thread was basically dead without a
>> > result. So please use this one again for discussions. After that I will
>> > start a vote again on the name that we found via the discussion on that
>> > thread (this time with proper [vote] prefix).
>> > This weekend I was at the JSConf.eu and had the chance to talk to Jörn
>> > Zaefferer (jQuery UI) about the name. Using the full jQuery is probably
>> > be possible legal wise, though in my opinion it is a bit sketchy for
>> > calling it like this, as people would think it's connected to the main
>> > jQuery project.
>> > Am I right that there were two propositions: MapQuery and jQuery
>> > In case you are annoyed by this thread feel free to send a mail to me
>> > off-list with a one liner that you don't care or in favour of one name.
>> > Cheers,
>> > Volker
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