[ckan-discuss] Groups -> themes?

Sean Hammond sean.hammond at okfn.org
Mon Dec 9 16:31:34 UTC 2013

> I guess that this same thread if a fine example of why I'm -1 in
> principle for changing it. 5 people agree that "Groups" is not great,
> but they all have chosen different replacements, all perfectly valid,
> with slight nuances and adapted to their specific sites. Will changing
> "Groups" for "Themes", "Collections" or "Categories" make everyone
> happy? I doubt it, and we will end up with all code, api, docs, etc
> different from the frontend, as we have now with packages/datasets.
> Big renames are always a pain.

I'm with Adria on this. I was against using groups and organizations as 
the names, but now that we have them, I say we call a moratorium on 
renaming features in CKAN until after we've purged the word "package" 
from all code and docs!

P.S. I don't think resource is a very good name either!

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