[gridengine users] Son of GridEngine succession?

Daniel Povey dpovey at gmail.com
Sat May 12 21:01:19 UTC 2018

I've created a Doodle poll with the options named so far.


This is just so we can get a sense of peoples' opinions, it won't be binding!
Also maybe some people will respond that wouldn't want to reply to the
whole list.

On Sat, May 12, 2018 at 4:56 PM, Daniel Povey <dpovey at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the naming ideas!
> Since many of these ideas are family-related I had a look for synonyms
> for 'offspring' that begin with s (so that we have no difficulty
> explaining why the binaries still have 'sge' in the name).
>  https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/offspring
> There is 'spawn of GridEngine'.  (Also 'seed of GridEngine' but it
> seems a bit too sexual to me.. . maybe spawn would be better).  I feel
> like 'sister of GridEngine' maybe doesn't sit well with the fact that
> the project is a derivation of Son of GridEngine, not a parallel
> project.  'spawn' still sounds like it could be in a horror movie, but
> I'm OK with that.
> Dan
> On Sat, May 12, 2018 at 12:07 PM, Afif Elghraoui <afif at debian.org> wrote:
>> On May 11, 2018 7:46:39 PM EDT, Daniel Povey <dpovey at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>RE the name-- if we used the same name and the U. of Liverpool people
>>>were to become active again, or notice the duplication, I'm concerned
>>>that there might be confusion.  (Plus, a unique name is easier for
>>>google-search purposes, so there is no confusion about the location of
>>>the project).  I'd rather only use the same name with Dave Love's
>>>blessing, but that is depenent on being able to contact him.  However,
>>>if most others want to to keep the same name, I'd be OK with it.
>> I tried to keep myself out of proposing a name, but...if you wanted to keep the SGE abbreviation again like Dave tried to do, another name is "sister of grid engine"
>> Afif

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