[SoaS] [Marketing] Sugar on a Stick Meeting Minutes (2010/06/14)
pbrobinson at gmail.com
Tue Jun 15 07:47:37 EDT 2010
On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 11:00 AM, Sean DALY <sdaly.be at gmail.com> wrote:
> We had previously discussed how a name shouldn't be obscure... I love
> mango lassis as much as the next epicurean, but it is very obscure...
> and liquid doesn't stay on a stick unless it is frozen :-/ and we
> probably don't want a "frozen" connotation in what we are doing.
> I realize it's a bit of a tradition in FOSS projects to find creative,
> uncommon and obscure names with a story. But, that's not marketing
> that will help us.
> At the same time, our theme is "a treat for kids", which a mango lassi
> certainly is (http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/sunday-heraldsun/kids-in-the-kitchen-mango-lassi/story-e6frf92f-1225798173709).
> I would suggest that the name could work if there is a connection to
> India we could make.
> I'll make one at the house for my son the next time he is in front of
> Sugar... if we're going to break basic marketing rules, we may as well
> have a focus group with 1 member
Unfortunately most of the other options were quite obscure and
generally hard to translate to other languages, or in some cases were
local names for other fruits. We didn't have that many suggestions.
> On 6/15/10, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 12:53 AM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 7:05 PM, Sebastian Dziallas <sebastian at when.com> wrote:
>> >> Thanks everybody for attending the SoaS meeting today. There are a
>> >> couple of things we discussed, as outlined in the minutes here .
>> >> I'm going to sum the points up quickly here, too.
>> >> * The attendees voted for SoaS v.4 to be named Mangolassi. After
>> >> consideration, it was selected from a remaining list of four names
>> >> Lilikoi, Jambul, Mangolassi and Sequoyah. Mangolassi is therewith the
>> >> recommended codename for v.4. However, we're looking forward to
>> >> hearing thoughts from both the Marketing and Sugar on a Stick lists.
>> >> We acknowledged that the chosen name can be reconsidered depending on
>> >> feedback. The vote during the meeting was unanimous, though.
>> > Yum. Is it Mango lassi or Mangolassi? The color is going to be perhaps
>> > a bit more yellow than the Mirabelle color?
>> I think technically the former, I don't believe there's any particular
>> reason for it not to be split, it was just the way I typed it when I
>> suggested it last night.
>> >> * The Revised Browse Page Feature (owner: Tom)  will be refined
>> >> until next week's meeting as part of the effort to integrate the SCK's
>> >> features.
>> >> * The Sugar 0.90 Feature (owner: Peter)  has been approved by the
>> >> release team.
>> >> * As part of the development test cycle discussion, Mel raised the
>> >> following points:
>> >> (1) An agreed-upon image each week for testers to attack (the
>> >> daily build on $datetime of each week, for instance)
>> >> (2) An agreed-upon set of test cases for them to execute (iow,
>> >> the "test plan" thing we haven't had before)
>> >> (3) An agreed-upon place and format for the results from
>> >> running those test cases to be reported to
>> >> (4) An agreed-upon $datetime each week by which all test
>> >> results for that week will be submitted - so that the development team
>> >> has a chance to look at those results and revise the build before the
>> >> next test image goes out.
>> >> * Peter will discuss the inclusion of maintained patches & scripts
>> >> into SoaS with Martin.
>> >> * Mel requested that people continue to talk and think about what they
>> >> want to do with their SoaS time between now and our v4 release date in
>> >> October on the soas list - and Planet Sugar Labs.
>> >> * Communication to activity developers and other parts of SL was
>> >> raised by John for discussion.
>> >> Thanks again everyone for attending!
>> >> --Sebastian
>> >>  http://me.etin.gs/sugar-meeting/sugar-meeting.minutes.20100614_1502.html
>> >>  http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Features/Revised_Browse_default-bookmarks.html
>> >>  http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Features/Sugar_0.90
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