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From Apache Wiki <wikidi...@apache.org>
Subject [Hadoop Wiki] Update of "Defining Hadoop" by ShaneCurcuru
Date Fri, 25 Jan 2013 18:48:45 GMT
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The "Defining Hadoop" page has been changed by ShaneCurcuru:
http://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/Defining%20Hadoop?action=diff&rev1=13&rev2=14

Comment:
Hadoop is registered, which is important in this context

  
  == Apache Product Naming ==
  
- The source code of the Apache&trade; Hadoop&trade; software is released under the
[[http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0.html|Apache License]], as is the source code
for the many other Hadoop-related Apache products.
+ The source code of the Apache&trade; Hadoop&reg; software is released under the
[[http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0.html|Apache License]], as is the source code
for the many other Hadoop-related Apache products.
  
  The trademark policy for all Apache Software Foundation (ASF) projects including Hadoop
is defined by the [[http://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/ | Apache Trademark Policy]]. In
particular, much like any other organization's trademark for software products, it is important
to understand:
  
@@ -22, +22 @@

    * Software service offerings that are for anything other than official ASF-distributed
software.
    * Company names that may be associated in customer's minds with ASF or its trademarked
project software."
  
- The key point is that the only products that may be called Apache Hadoop or Hadoop are the
official releases by the Apache Hadoop project as managed by that Project Management Committee
(PMC).
+ The key point is that the only products that may be called Apache Hadoop or Hadoop are the
official releases by the Apache Hadoop project as managed by that Project Management Committee
(PMC).   It's also important to remember that HADOOP is a registered trademark of the Apache
Software Foundation.
  
  == Derivative Works ==
  
@@ -30, +30 @@

  
  Products that are derivative works of Apache Hadoop are not Apache Hadoop, and may not call
themselves versions of Apache Hadoop, nor Distributions of Apache Hadoop.
  
- Derivative works may choose to declare that they are ''Powered by Apache&trade; Hadoop&trade;''.
Please see our [[http://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/faq/#poweredby|FAQ entry on Powered
By naming styles]].
+ Derivative works may choose to declare that they are ''Powered by Apache&trade; Hadoop&reg;''.
Please see our [[http://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/faq/#poweredby|FAQ entry on Powered
By naming styles]].
  
  There have been cases in the past where this policy has been unclear, and some products
were named like ''XYZ distribution of Hadoop''. Such existing vendors of derivative works
have been required to change their product names to become compliant with the current Apache
Trademark Policy - most are in the process of doing so. No other supplier of derivative works
of Apache Hadoop may describe their products in such a way.
  
@@ -41, +41 @@

  
  == Compatibility ==
  
- Some products have been released that have been described as "compatible" with Hadoop, even
though parts of the Hadoop codebase have either been changed or replaced. The Apache&trade;
Hadoop&trade; developer team are not a standards body: they do not qualify such (derivative)
works as compatible. Nor do they feel constrained by the requirements of external entities
when changing the behavior of Apache Hadoop software or related Apache software.
+ Some products have been released that have been described as "compatible" with Hadoop, even
though parts of the Hadoop codebase have either been changed or replaced. The Apache&trade;
Hadoop&reg; developer team are not a standards body: they do not qualify such (derivative)
works as compatible. Nor do they feel constrained by the requirements of external entities
when changing the behavior of Apache Hadoop software or related Apache software.
  
   * The definition of the signatures of the Hadoop interfaces and classes is the Apache Source
tree, under revision control.
   * The definition of semantics of the Hadoop interfaces and classes is the Apache Source
tree, including its test classes.
@@ -84, +84 @@

  
   "Automotive Hadoop" is a trademark of Joe's Automotive."
  
- Bad: Unless this is for a wrench or other product completely unrelated to computer software,
this is a clear infringement on Apache's Hadoop mark.
+ Bad: Unless this is for a wrench or other product completely unrelated to computer software,
this is a clear infringement on Apache's Hadoop registered mark.
  
  === INAPPROPRIATE: Camshaft: it's a Hadoop for the Automotive industry ===
  

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