New GitHub org for GSoC and experimental work

Justin Obara obara.justin at
Fri Jan 20 16:06:31 UTC 2017

Hi Tony,

So we won’t be using fluid-sandbox for the organization name. Thanks for
reminding me about the name of that project and thanks for the
fluid-contrib suggestion.


On January 20, 2017 at 8:54:34 AM, Tony Atkins (tony at

Hi, Justin:

Love the idea, but I'd prefer not to use fluid-sandbox, as to me a
"sandbox" is more like a live playground, as in:

How about fluid-contrib?



On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 2:07 PM, Justin Obara <obara.justin at>

> I’m planning on creating a new GitHub organization as a place where we can
> pull in our GSoC projects and other exploratory and experimental work that
> we may be doing in our community. In this way we can more easily keep track
> of and collaborate on projects, without overwhelming the main fluid-project
> GitHub organization. As work progresses a repo may reach a point where it
> transitions into the main fluid-project space.
> I’ve been trying to think of an appropriate organization name. Here are a
> few ideas.
>    - fluid-lab
>    - fluid-incubator
>    - fluid-sandbox
>    - fluid-experiments
>    - fluid-explorations
>    - fluid-explore
>    - fluid-expand
>    - fluid-grow
>    - fluid-ripple
>    - fluid-spawn
>    - fluid-skunkworks
>    - fluid-seed
> I believe we’ve used lab, incubator, and sandbox in a similar capacity in
> the past. Of the three I’d prefer lab. I’m also inclined to fluid-expand as
> it fits with the properties of a fluid substance, and can be thought of as
> expanding upon an idea. Another one I’m leaning towards would be
> fluid-skunkworks as in a skunkworks project
> <>.
> Feel free to leave other options and thoughts. I plan on creating the new
> org early next week.
> Thanks
> Justin
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