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From rdon...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1203195 - in /incubator/public/trunk: site-author/guides/names.xml site-publish/guides/names.html site-publish/sitemap.html
Date Thu, 17 Nov 2011 14:06:59 GMT
Author: rdonkin
Date: Thu Nov 17 14:06:58 2011
New Revision: 1203195

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1203195&view=rev
Log:
Bit more trademark related content. Probably needs reworking.

Modified:
    incubator/public/trunk/site-author/guides/names.xml
    incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/guides/names.html
    incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/sitemap.html

Modified: incubator/public/trunk/site-author/guides/names.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/public/trunk/site-author/guides/names.xml?rev=1203195&r1=1203194&r2=1203195&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- incubator/public/trunk/site-author/guides/names.xml [utf-8] (original)
+++ incubator/public/trunk/site-author/guides/names.xml [utf-8] Thu Nov 17 14:06:58 2011
@@ -151,7 +151,7 @@ Whether the name proved suitable or unsu
          </p>
          
          <section id='ethical-suitability'>
-         	<title>Appropriate</title>
+         	<title>Appropriateness</title>
          	<p>
 Some names are simple not appropriate for open source projects. 
 Acceptability under 
@@ -171,9 +171,15 @@ whether anything has been missed. Check 
          	</p>
          </section>
          <section id='uniqueness-what-and-why'><title>Unique Enough Names</title>
+         <p>
+The name needs be unique enough to avoid confusion with software that already exists. 
+For the community to be able to protect its reputation for quality software and openness,
+its name needs to unique enough to have potential as a trademark.  
+         </p>
             <p>
-Ethics also plays a role. Even where a name offer enough protection, existing adoption 
-of the name by an active open source community may mean that the choice needs to be eliminated
on ethical grounds. 
+But this isn't only about being able to register trademark protection.
+Ethics also plays a role. Even where a name may offer enough protection, existing adoption

+of the name by an active community may mean that the choice needs to be eliminated on ethical
grounds. 
 There is some judgment involved in this decision. So, involve the wider Incubator community
if a name is already
 used.
          	</p>

Modified: incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/guides/names.html
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/guides/names.html?rev=1203195&r1=1203194&r2=1203195&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/guides/names.html [utf-8] (original)
+++ incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/guides/names.html [utf-8] Thu Nov 17 14:06:58 2011
@@ -245,7 +245,7 @@ Interpretation and analysis of these fac
 Whether the name proved suitable or unsuitable is public but take care to use our language
(<em>ethically unsuitable</em> or 
 <em>not unique enough</em>) and to avoid loaded legal terms.
          </p>
-<h4 id='ethical-suitability'>Appropriate</h4>
+<h4 id='ethical-suitability'>Appropriateness</h4>
 <div class="section-content">
 <p>
 Some names are simple not appropriate for open source projects. 
@@ -268,8 +268,14 @@ whether anything has been missed. Check 
 <h4 id='uniqueness-what-and-why'>Unique Enough Names</h4>
 <div class="section-content">
 <p>
-Ethics also plays a role. Even where a name offer enough protection, existing adoption 
-of the name by an active open source community may mean that the choice needs to be eliminated
on ethical grounds. 
+The name needs be unique enough to avoid confusion with software that already exists. 
+For the community to be able to protect its reputation for quality software and openness,
+its name needs to unique enough to have potential as a trademark.  
+         </p>
+<p>
+But this isn't only about being able to register trademark protection.
+Ethics also plays a role. Even where a name may offer enough protection, existing adoption

+of the name by an active community may mean that the choice needs to be eliminated on ethical
grounds. 
 There is some judgment involved in this decision. So, involve the wider Incubator community
if a name is already
 used.
          	</p>

Modified: incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/sitemap.html
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/sitemap.html?rev=1203195&r1=1203194&r2=1203195&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/sitemap.html [utf-8] (original)
+++ incubator/public/trunk/site-publish/sitemap.html [utf-8] Thu Nov 17 14:06:58 2011
@@ -755,7 +755,7 @@ Site map of <a href="http://incubator.ap
 <a href="guides/names.html#elimination">Eliminate Unsuitable Names</a>
 <ul>
 <li>
-<a href="guides/names.html#ethical-suitability">Appropriate</a>
+<a href="guides/names.html#ethical-suitability">Appropriateness</a>
 </li>
 <li>
 <a href="guides/names.html#uniqueness-what-and-why">Unique Enough Names</a>



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