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From Carl Trieloff <cctriel...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: Blaze and Openness of Standards (was Re: [Proposal] Blaze)
Date Thu, 27 Jul 2006 20:01:51 GMT

After debate, and many trademark searches we have selected new name
that is free of any trademarks in the software space. ( not that easy)

The new name for Blaze is Glasgow.

I will update the wiki.
Regards
Carl.


Carl Trieloff wrote:
>
> Naming of Blaze,
>
> Based on all the feedback provided, and after doing a trademark
> search, there are 14 trademarks( class 9) around blaze, some in the 
> software
> space and none in this domain. As suggested by someone on this thread
> I would like to raise the bar and rename the project. We will look for 
> a name
> that does not have a trademark in the software space.
>
> Suggestions welcome, please mail those to me - we will hopefully 
> provide a
> new name for try out by COB tomorrow.
>
> Kind regards
> Carl.
>
>
>
>
> Carl Trieloff wrote:
>>
>> Thank you for all the feedback, would it be possible to post a link 
>> to this
>> "at least one registered for web software" as mentioned by someone in 
>> the
>> thread. This would be helpful to me.
>>
>> Kind regards,
>> Carl.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
>>> On 7/24/06, Carl Trieloff <cctrieloff@redhat.com> wrote:
>>>>  I had read Roys comment to be that there they where not used in 
>>>> software
>>>>  in the related domain. I may have read more into the statement than I
>>>
>>> I think you misunderstood Roy's comment.  Let me re-paste his comment
>>> as I think you are confusing what he originally said:
>>>
>>> ----
>>> In any case, BLAZE is one of the more over-registered trademarks
>>> in the USPTO with 329 applications, most of them live and at least
>>> one registered for web software.  It is not an acceptable name for
>>> a podling.
>>> ----
>>>
>>> So, once again, according to his research, the name Blaze *is* already
>>> used in software already.  -- justin
>>>
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