[owncloud-devel] Federated Cloud

Jan ten Bokkel jan at tenbokkel.net
Sat Jan 31 16:12:50 GMT 2015


I agree with Volkan that "federated" is a not so common word. It made me 
think of "federal" [1]. Anything that suggests "federal" in the sense 
"government" is a bad wording choice for ownCloud.

[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal

On 31-01-15 15:41, Volkan Gezer wrote:
> Well, I think ownCloud became so popular not only because of the great 
> community, but also the catchy name... I would also suggest "ownCloud 
> Connect" since the word "federated" is not even in the list of most 
> used first 30000 English words even though it gives the meaning. Not 
> being in 30000 means that people might need to look up the dictionary 
> to learn what this feature can be. I would also suggest a poll to show 
> the power of the community by letting users select a name for this 
> great feature.



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