[RFC] LEP#1, Standardize the LoCo Team Display Names
markthecarp at gmail.com
Thu Jun 30 01:25:17 UTC 2011
On 06/29/2011 09:01 PM, Paul Tagliamonte wrote:
>> First let me say that I fully support the development of a respectful
>> and logically consistent way to name LoCo teams. I am positive that as a
>> group we can arrive at such a solution. Given that I do see some issues
>> with the current suggestion put forth in the original email.
> Awesome. That's why it's an RFC and not a policy :)
>> I would recommend including the use of the word 'state' for US States
>> because this will help avoid conflicts such as:
> Howabout we add a clause allowing state in the case of conflict?
>> New York (the City) vs. New York (the state)
>> Washington (the City) and Washington (the state)
>> Kansas (the city) and (Kansas (the state)
>> Iowa (the City) and Iowa (the state)
> I agree totally.
>> ---- suggestion ----
>> Allow the loco team to choose the name of their 'region'; which allows
>> for New York State, Washington State, etc.
> That's fine, so long as it's consistent across the cases you mentioned
>> ---- clarification requested ----
>> Will previously grandfathered city locos be disbanded? (Chicago, Dallas,
> All the teams you've mentioned are really bad examples, because
> they're all so fscking() awesome.
> We'll have to figure it out. For now, I'd say this is an edge-case
> that can be resolved over time. I know Texas has some state-identity
> issues, so we'll work through that as it comes up.
> For now, let's get a sane and consistent policy that works in 95% of
> cases, and we'll work on the last 5% in a way that's sane later on.
> Love you all dearly, let's keep this great discussion up!
Perhaps for the USA teams use the two letter state abbreviation instead
of spelling out the name of the state. For example; ubuntu-us-ny for the
state and ubuntu-us-nyc for the city. I believe this is the naming
convention being used for IRC channels.
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