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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@apache.org>
Subject Re: FAQ for apache-extras.org
Date Wed, 06 Apr 2011 14:05:38 GMT
That part of the FAQ is under the control of the trademarks committee. 
So I'm copying to that list.

As a reminder, our policy is not to police apache-extras.org unless 
there is a complaint from an Apache Project.

Ross

On 06/04/2011 07:48, Gert Vanthienen wrote:
> L.S.,
>
>
> In the FAQ at apache-extras.org (
> http://community.apache.org/apache-extras/guidelines.html ) it says
>
> "Therefore, we require project owners to respect the Apache Software
> Foundation trademark policy, including 1) not using Apache or an
> existing Apache project name in your Apache Extras project name, and
> 2) not using org.apache as the prefix for your bundle or package name.
> "
>
> While creating a project called servicemix-extra, this was seemingly
> in violation with part 1) because we do in include ServiceMix in the
> Apache Extras project name.  Since there are already a lot of projects
> out there that have the same naming convention, I suspect the FAQ
> entry should read something like...
>
> "Therefore, we require project owners to respect the Apache Software
> Foundation trademark policy, including 1) not using Apache in your
> Apache Extras project name, 2) not using an existing Apache project
> name as your Apache Extras project name, and 3) not using org.apache
> as the prefix for your bundle or package name. "
>
> Is this the correct interpretation of the given FAQ entry?  If so,
> shouldn't we update the entry to avoid confusing simple souls like
> myself?
>
>
> Regards,
>
> Gert Vanthienen
> ------------------------
> FuseSource
> Web: http://fusesource.com
> Blog: http://gertvanthienen.blogspot.com/


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