[owncloud-devel] Federated Cloud

Daniel Hansson enoch85 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 31 18:22:26 GMT 2015

Agreed. My vote still goes to "ownCloud Connect" or something similar.


2015-01-31 17:12 GMT+01:00 Jan ten Bokkel <jan at tenbokkel.net>:

> 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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