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[ruboss-framework] Re: the future of the framework Peter Armstrong Wed Jan 14 23:00:46 2009

As a form of motivation, this is the current logo:

It is driven by exactly one constraint: I can't draw!!!

So, this is a very low bar!


On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 10:31 PM, Dima Berastau <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I'd also like to say thanks to Peter for coming up with the name
> restfulX. I didn't even hesitate when he pinged me about it.
> This may have been lost in the longish emails flying around but: We
> are looking for a logo for restfulX. so if you'd like to try your hand
> at something visual do give it a shot.
> Thanks in advance,
> Dima
> On 14-Jan-09, at 9:51 PM, Peter Armstrong wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'd just like to say thanks to everyone here for their support of the
>> Ruboss Framework in 2008.  I'd also like to say a huge thanks to Dima
>> for the massive amount of work he has done getting the framework to
>> this point.
>> 2009 is going to be a great year for restfulX.  Besides the evolution
>> of the framework that Dima discussed, there's going to be a renewed
>> focus on documentation as well.  Yeah, the book will actually get new
>> chapters.
>> Now that the framework is MIT-licensed, there's now no longer any
>> license issues with using the framework in your commercial projects.
>> Also, since the MIT license is the license that Rails uses, you don't
>> have any additional explaining to do to your manager...
>> The naming of everything (like, for example, the name of this group)
>> will all get updated in the days and weeks ahead.
>> Regarding the copyright, what we're doing is simple: Dima's name is
>> going on the copyright since he's the lead developer of restfulX (and
>> since there's no "restfulX Foundation").  Putting the lead developer's
>> name on the copyright instead of Ruboss's name emphasizes the
>> community nature of the project–this is also similar to how Rails is
>> more closely associated with DHH than with 37signals.
>> To our clients: Ruboss is still 100% focused on consulting work using
>> the framework; the framework just has a different name now.
>> Finally, a note about pronunciation: the official pronunciation is
>> "restful ex".  A close second is "rest fulex", which emphasizes the
>> ties to Flex.  But whatever you do, don't say "rest fulks"!
>> Thanks for your support of restfulX and of Ruboss!
>> -Peter
>> >
> Dima Berastau
> CTO and Co-Founder, Ruboss Technology Corporation (www.ruboss.com)
> >

Peter Armstrong
CEO and Co-Founder, Ruboss Technology Corporation (www.ruboss.com)
Author: Flexible Rails (http://manning.com/armstrong), Enterprise
Flexible Rails (http://manning.com/armstrong2/) and Hello! Flex 4

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