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'SVN' in client names (was Re: SmartSVN - a new Subversion client.)

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2005-02-24 18:08:23 CET

Brian Behlendorf wrote:
[snip]
> To date, seeing examples of this have just been somewhat annoying to me,
> but I've held my tongue on the basis of "let's see where it goes". I
> hoped the community would feel the same kind of urge and eventually
> someone would say something. Maybe that conversation has already been
> had, and I missed it. Or, maybe people are *expecting* CollabNet to
> provide some sort of leadership here. I'm sorry to pick on SmartSVN and
> Marc, and do admit that it was the end of a long week and it was more an
> accumulation of events rather than specifically SmartSVN. But am I the
> only one who feels this way?

Ok, I admit I didn't ask first if I can name my project "Tortoise_SVN_"
or not. In fact, when I started it already was a registered project at
tigris.org. And AFAIK, projects registered there have to be approved by
tigris.org people before it goes online? So I thought the name was ok.

(and your LICENCE file only forbids the use of the "tigris" name, not
"SVN" or even "Subversion" - maybe you guys should change that!)

But if you guys are uncomfortable with a project using the "SVN" in its
name, I have no problem renaming TortoiseSVN to something else. Just
drop me a note (and give me some time to find another name, it surely
won't happen overnight).

Stefan

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