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From Dirkjan Ochtman <>
Subject Re: Couchbase trademark issues
Date Mon, 20 Feb 2012 10:54:28 GMT
On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 11:52, Noah Slater <> wrote:
> Based on the data I have available to me, the combination of these factors
> may be causing people less familiar with the project to assume that CouchDB
> is moribund, and that Damien Katz and the Couchbase company he works for,
> along with their CouchDB-like product suite, are the logical successors to
> CouchDB. I think, therefor, that the use of the word "Couch" in Couchbase
> may be infringing, and that if it were changed, some of this confusion
> might be averted.
> I am prepared to take this to legal, but I wanted some feedback on it first.

+1, but we/you should probably try to be non-confrontational about it.



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