[Members] s/JSF/XSF/g

Mickaël Rémond mickael.remond at process-one.net
Tue Nov 14 02:11:36 CST 2006


Le 14 nov. 06 à 05:46, Matt Tucker a écrit :

> Peter,
> I think that "Forum" is a bit weak sounding. Given a choice, I'd be  
> more
> inclined to accept standards from a "foundation" rather than a  
> "forum".
> There's little chance we won't be perceived as open given our history.
> :) I'd also argue that "foundation" has a more non-profit/open source
> feel, which is more in tune with the character of the community  
> than the
> more commercial-sounding "forum". That along with differentiation from
> SIP Forum makes me +1 on Foundation.

XMPP Standards Foundation sounds better and should do a better job in  
setting up an image of strength.
Note that in the Open Source development world, people are used to  
deal with foundation, such as the Apache Software Foundation and the  
Eclipse Foundation, for example.

The word "foundation" is thus well accepted whereas the word forum  
would probably raise more questions.

Mickaël Rémond

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