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Re: RFC: Subversion trademark policy

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2007-06-29 22:20:09 CEST

Daniel Rall wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Jun 2007, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
>
>> Karl Fogel wrote:
>>> As Mike Pilato pointed out, there are only two external projects using
>>> the full word "Subversion" in their names:
>>>
>>> "CW Subversion" (which could be renamed "CWSVN -- Subversion(R)
>>> integrationfor Code Warrior(R))
>>>
>>> "SubversionSharp" (which could be renamed "SVNSharp")
>>>
>>> We could ask them to rename. If they don't, and we don't force the
>>> issue, we could just grandfather them in, and make sure to put a
>>> prominent note to that effect next to their names on links.html, and
>>> mention them explicitly in an addendum to the policy. (Or maybe there
>>> are other solutions; point is, the existence of those two projects
>>> needn't be a factor here.)
>> +1 on asking them to rename.
> ...
>
> I agree with asking for a rename. Otherwise, new projects which don't
> know about the trademark policy might unknowingly follow the lead of
> the projects which have been grandfathered in.

+1.

Treat everybody the same.

Blair

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