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Opened 7 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#501 closed Discussion (fixed)

Renaming "Developers" to "Members"

Reported by: nicolasschudel Owned by: fsck222
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o What about "Members corner" instead of "developers corner" ? all
members are not developers

I checkout other opensource website (http://www.debian.org/devel/
http://developer.kde.org/ etc....), and it is best practice to
use "developers corner"

As you want. My point is to make sure that non-developers members are
not confused or irritated and as we clarly divided roles into
differents
jobs (dev, translator, testers, doc writer...), I found that logical.
Note that all the websites you quote are clarly developement-oriented
(OK, we can find a i18n page in KDE corner after 2 or 3 clicks)...

I asked the dictionary. Development - to create or produce especially
by deliberate effort over time. So that would make me (the graphics
guy) a developer as well. However, as you pointed out, the word
developer is tightly linked to the notion of programming. So, I agree
we need another word.

How about this? Contribute - to give or supply in common with others.
Thats totally the OS philosophy we want to promote. Ubuntu does it
the same way: http://www.ubuntu.com/community

Sadly thought we would have to change many more links / titles if we
start making that distinction. Should we do it?

See http://www.ubuntu.com/community/processes : they speak about "members". I'll
use the "member" word, not contributor as it already has another meaning (see
the team page): non-members people that contribute. I agree that the move
should be done only if it's not too much work (I can help on it if needed).

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comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by nicolasschudel

  • Owner changed from nicolasschudel to fsck222

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by fsck222

  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed

See #528

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by bflorat

  • Milestone 1.4 "Aerodynamic" deleted
  • Version 1.4 deleted

comment:4 Changed 6 years ago by anonymous

  • Resolution duplicate deleted
  • Status changed from closed to reopened

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comment:5 Changed 6 years ago by fsck222

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from reopened to closed

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