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Re: about svk

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2003-11-05 21:44:15 CET

On Wed, 2003-11-05 at 15:04, Chia-liang Kao wrote:
> The point about potential confusion was taken, altough I have never used
> nor even seen bitkeeper myself.

If this were a copyright issue, that would matter. But for a trademark
issue, it doesn't matter even a little bit.

> I just can't make naming stop myself from doing interesting real works.

My suggestion: expunge all references to "subversionkeeper" from the web
page, documentation, and source code comments. The program's name is
"svk" which, like "KFC," doesn't stand for anything. I think that
should avoid any issues of confusing similarity.

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