[QGIS-Developer] Cancellation: QGIS Developer meeting and conference

Nyall Dawson nyall.dawson at gmail.com
Mon Mar 30 13:49:39 PDT 2020

On Tue, 31 Mar 2020 at 06:30, Giovanni Manghi <giovanni.manghi at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I like a lot of the suggestions coming in, especially this sentiment
> >
> > >given the actual situation there is also the option to call it "world"
> > >or "earth" or something similar.
> >
> > with this in mind 'Gaia' (mother earth goddess) would be a nice choice.
> >
> I think that "Gaia" would be a brilliant name.

I'd caution against this. Just like if we named a release "QGIS 3.16
Jesus Christ" or "QGIS 3.18 L Ron Hubbard" or "QGIS 4.0 - Santa
Claus", this naming would raise difficult cultural issues which are
easier to just avoid.

I think we could come up with a name with a similar intention/message
whilst avoiding the tricky spiritual contentions this particular one


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