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From Gianugo Rabellino <>
Subject Re: Naming/branding/forking
Date Tue, 10 Mar 2009 01:36:11 GMT
On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 1:55 AM, Antony Blakey <> wrote:
> On 09/03/2009, at 11:44 AM, Gianugo Rabellino wrote:
>> 1. don't call it CouchDB, as the license won't allow you to do that
> This is an interesting situation falls outside the license, because the
> feature in question is currently IN CouchDB, and will soon be removed. I
> have a deployment that depends on it, so the simplest solution is to freeze
> my CouchDB codebase pre-removal - hence my question.

Then you're all set - as long as you use a frozen, unmodified version.
The moment you turn it into a derivative work, you can't call it
CouchDB anyrmore.


Gianugo Rabellino
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