[owncloud-devel] Federated Cloud

Jos Poortvliet jospoortvliet at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 22:05:17 GMT 2015


On Tuesday 27 January 2015 14:30:23 Frank Karlitschek wrote:
> Hi guys,
> 
> ownCloud 7 introduced a concept called server 2 server sharing. In ownCloud
> 8 we will push this to the next level and making it way more powerful.
> This concept of connecting different servers into a federated mesh network
> is very important for the ownCloud vision.
> 
> We used the clunky term "server 2 server sharing" that was introduced by me
> in the past. But this is a really bad name for such an important and next
> generation concept and feature. After some brainstorming with different
> people we want to rename this feature to "Federated Cloud". This describes
> way better what the real idea behind this feature is. We should rename
> this in the code, documentation and web pages as soon as possible.
> 
> I hope this works for everyone.
> Let me know what you think?

Federated Cloud is exactly the right name, I'd say, as it is about bringing 
clouds together. The wiki links by Alexander prove that point ;-)

In any case, I've made sure the announcement and other documents and blogs 
around the release use the right terms. If I missed anything, let me know :D

> 
> Cheers
> Frank
> 
> 
> 
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