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From "David W. Van Couvering" <David.Vancouver...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Tagline for Derby
Date Fri, 20 Jan 2006 23:40:50 GMT
I'm not that attached to it.  Open Source Database is fine with me.


Jean T. Anderson wrote:
> Jean T. Anderson wrote:
>> David W. Van Couvering wrote:
>>> I'm talking with the Java folks about our proposed tagline "Pure Java 
>>> Database."  It turns out the term "Pure" is not recommended as it 
>>> implies an old regime of "pure Java" testing and the associated logo 
>>> that caused a lot of issues.
>>> One person recommended "Java Powered Database".  What do you think?  
>>> If this is amenable, I can pass this by the legal folks.
>> If enough feel strongly about having "Java" in the tagline, then 
>> that's the route we should pursue (and thank you for taking this on).
>> Personally I don't have strong opinions, can live without "Java". 
>> Roger's latest tagline, "Open Source Database", is a nice fit and 
>> would require no legal approval.
>> But what do others think?
> The more I think about this, the less I like depending on obtaining 
> permission for the tagline.
> David, as the champion of keeping "Java" in the tagline, how strongly do 
> you feel about retaining it?
>  -jean

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