Also -2 from me. Eclipse is an established
brand for the IDE.
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>And even if done it would cause hundreds of time
more harm than good.
I agree that such a rename would be very harmful. -2 for Mickaels suggestion for similar reasons the other have listed.
On Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 11:39 AM, Aleksandar Kurtakov <akurtako@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > On Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 12:25 PM, Mickael Istria <mistria@xxxxxxxxxx>
wrote: >> >> >> On Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 11:20 AM, Ed Willink <ed@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote: >>> >>> A newbie knows that they should install Eclipse. >> >> >> A newbie doesn't know it, it learns it fron scratch. So I don't
think >> newbies are the one who would suffer the most from that change,
actually, >> the legacy community (== us) are the one who probably would be
the most >> confused. > > Well, I disagree here unless the milions of people knowing Eclipse
IDE > and nothing about Photon are considered legacy community. And
total > newbies don't learn from scratch IMHO they search the internet where > they will find "install Eclipse IDE". > Such a rename is a lot of technical work (every single bit where > Eclipse is mentioned should be touched or it will become huge > inconsistent mess). And even if done it would cause hundreds of time > more harm than good. > As an example Apache never thought of renaming it's http server to > some crazy name it was just suffixed with "http server"
just like > Eclipse was suffixed with "IDE" and this is not causing
any damage to > the other http server projects there (haven't heard a complain that > Tomcat suffers from that). They simply serve different purposes > (although can be oversimplified to be the same) and new projects build > their marketing name in the same way others do it. Punishing the > project that had created the marketing value behind Eclipse and at
the > same time creating even more confusion for end users is nothing more > but a self destruction evil plan. > > >> >> _______________________________________________ >> ide-dev mailing list >> ide-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx >> To change your delivery options, retrieve your password, or unsubscribe
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