[ClusterLabs Developers] RFC: Website updates

Digimer lists at alteeve.ca
Tue Mar 31 01:18:06 EDT 2015

On 30/03/15 05:58 PM, Andrew Beekhof wrote:
>> On 31 Mar 2015, at 2:46 am, Digimer <lists at alteeve.ca> wrote:
>> On 30/03/15 11:22 AM, Ken Gaillot wrote:
>>> On 03/29/2015 11:32 PM, Andrew Beekhof wrote:
>>>> Would anyone like to comment on the changes at http://oss-uk-1.clusterlabs.org/ before I push them to the main site?
>>> Great start!
>>> It brings up a question about the project name.
>>> The discussion at the summit was that projects like OpenStack benefit
>>> from having a marketing-friendly umbrella brand for a collection of
>>> distinct components.
>>> Everyone agreed an umbrella for clustering components would be a good
>>> idea. It would be hosted at the Cluster Labs sites, and "Cluster Labs"
>>> would also be the interim name of the project itself.
>>> On a permanent basis, we could keep Cluster Labs as the project name
>>> (e.g. "Cluster Labs Pacemaker"), or it could host the project (e.g.
>>> "Cluster Labs, Home of ProjectX" and "ProjectX Pacemaker").
>>> Is everyone happy with keeping "Cluster Labs" as the permanent umbrella
>>> name, or have other suggestions? Previous umbrella names Open Cluster
>>> Framework (OCF) and Linux-HA didn't stick, but we're hoping this is a
>>> good time to catch fire now that there are fewer competing projects and
>>> everyone here's jumping in.
>> I think we decided to stick with "Cluster Labs", in part because we
>> don't know where "clustering" will go in the future, and we didn't want
>> to pigeon-hole ourself using "HA" in the name.
> Also why I just said "cluster" not "HA cluster" in the sentance you called out ;-)

The sentence I called out was in relation to the definition being given
in particular, rather than "Cluster" in general on the site.

>> Also, "cluster labs" has
>> good history and weighting in search engines.
>> So unless I am remembering wrong; "Cluster Labs" is the long-term
>> project name.
> yep. even the two lars' agree by now :)


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