[ckan-discuss] Groups -> themes?

Stéphane Guidoin stephane at opennorth.ca
Mon Dec 9 14:38:31 UTC 2013

+1. For the Montreal instance, we translated groups into "thématiques"
(which is barely the same as themes). However, we kept "group" in the url.

On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 4:50 AM, Mark Wainwright <mark.wainwright at okfn.org>wrote:

> Hi all,
> Another suggestion from me, to rename 'groups'. I think the meaning of
> this is completely unclear to most users (including me). The name
> "Groups" is a hang-over from the days when they basically had to
> fulfil the function of what are now "Organizations" as well.
> A number of CKAN sites have written front-ends in which groups are
> renamed as something more comprehensible, usually "Themes". Is it time
> for CKAN to bite the bullet and make this the default? I certainly
> think it would be clearer.
> More contentiously, what about renaming "Organizations" to
> "Publishers", as many sites have also done?
> Mark
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