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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@apache.org>
Subject Re: low gsoc popularity this year?
Date Thu, 07 Apr 2011 09:30:15 GMT
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On 7 Apr 2011, at 09:38, Bernd Fondermann <bernd.fondermann@googlemail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 10:09, Ulrich Stärk <uli@spielviel.de> wrote:
>> I just removed the "The".
>> 
>> Uli
> 
> It was there for a reason. Legally and officially, it's "The Apache
> Software Foundation" (our homepage reflects this, too).

Whilst this is true there is no need to be so formal in non-legal documents. 

I asked about this on press@ some time ago and was told that this is being "relaxed". 


> But I agree that it's easier to find with the first letter 'A' and
> personally I'm happy with dropping the The, but you might find
> somebody will reinstantiate it.
> 
>  Bernd

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