Subject Re: [Firebird-general] Re: Summarising the slogan list
Author Martijn Tonies
> > > OOI has anybody compiled a list of all slogans that have been
> > suggested?
> >
> > No that I know of. Someone on this list offered to set up a voting
> > web page, so that we could get some feel for the support that
> various
> > options have. Unfortunately, I cannot remember who that was.
> >
> > I would think that this is best handled as a 2-phase effort:
> >
> > First, there is a page where proposed slogans can be submitted. This
> > distributes the workload of compiling the list. Also, suggestions
> > that the author is no longer enthusiastic about are not entered,
> > whereas they would if we simply compiled all suggestions made to
> this
> > list.
> >
> > Next, there is a page to do the actual popularity poll. I am not
> sure
> > how sophisticated this page should be. A simple system should not be
> > more than a single page of PHP; perhaps there is package out there
> > for something realy clever, but I do not know of any.
> >
> > Anybody interesting in taking this on?
> >
> Because the complete list of slogans can easily grow more that 100 (or
> 200) it will be hard for a slogan to gain the majority.
> Probably the vote itsleft is better to be divided on two phases:
> First phase is to vote for "slogan theme" (for example "legend theme",
> "trust theme", "concrete features theme" and so on)
> Then after we have a theme selected we can start on voting about
> concrete slogan (for example "Firebird: Legend reborn", ... or
> "Firebird: trustworthy solution", ... or "Firebird: The Best Open
> Source RDBMS", ...)

Disagreed. Just vote for everything, or make a "5 votes, give points
from 1 .. 10).

After that, make it "vote phase 2" - the 10 or 20 best slogans are
to be voted on again.

With regards,

Martijn Tonies
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