[Openframeworkwg] revisiting the OFWG name

Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) jsquyres at cisco.com
Wed Mar 5 07:36:56 PST 2014

How about "The Libfabric Working Group"?  libfabric has the advantage of being nicely google-able -- i.e., all the results are directly related to this effort.

"PDIO" does have a nice ring to it, but I agree it is close to "Network Direct", and seems to bring up lots of other sites via googling.

On Mar 4, 2014, at 6:09 PM, "Hefty, Sean" <sean.hefty at intel.com> wrote:

> In today's meeting we revisited trying to come up with a name for this workgroup and the work that it is doing.  To that end, I went back through the email archives in hope that we can narrow down and select some option by the next meeting.
> These are the basic options that have been thrown out so far:
> Keep current name - OpenFrameworks
> OpenFabricFrameworks
> FabricFrameworks
> OFA Agnostic Process Direct IO API Working Group
> To this end, I've been using the terms libfabric and fabric interfaces, without hearing any objections (so far), so I will also propose something simple:
> Open Fabrics Interfaces (Working Group)
> I do like the term PDIO that Doug came up with, but it immediately makes me think of Network Direct by Microsoft.
> Please provide comments, support, alternatives, etc.
> Thanks,
> Sean
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