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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: JiniProposal -> BraintreeProposal
Date Tue, 24 Oct 2006 15:08:42 GMT
w00t!

Jim Hurley wrote:
> Hi all-
> 
> Thank you to the 134 folks who participated in the survey
> to help us determine a new name for the "Jini" project
> proposal at Apache. The results are included below.
> 
> The first preference was for "aladin" (related to the "genie"
> theme), but unfortunately, there are some potential TM
> issues associated with that name that were uncovered
> (after the survey). From people far more knowledgeable
> on trademark policy, different spelling virtually never makes
> enough difference in trademark circumstances. There is
> already trademark around "aladdin", and therefore, we don't
> feel like we should choose this name.
> 
> Going to the next preference ("djinn") also uncovered some
> potential trademark issues. I also looked at variations,
> including "djinni" which had similar issues. Given this, it
> doesn't seem like a good choice for us as well.
> 
> The third preference ("braintree") seems fairly clean, so
> we are going to go with this name for our project proposal.
> I will update the wiki today. If we are successful in getting
> approved as an incubator project, and this name is not
> resonating, we can always change it during incubation.
> 
> Thanks, everyone, for your patience and support during
> this somewhat trying naming period... once we get the
> Proposal on the wiki updated, I hope we can move forward
> to an incubator vote.
> 
> If you have any questions, please let me know.
> 
> thanks -Jim
> 
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> Results of the 134 votes cast, along with percentage
> numbers for the first 4 preferences.
> 
> 1)  aladin        ( 28.80%)
> 
> 2)  djinn           (18.40%)
> 
> 3)  braintree    (16.00%)
> 
> 4)  river            (9.60%)
> 
> 5)  bodega
> 
> 6) codeinmotion
> 
> 7) kuiper
> 
> 8) constellation, freejack, jackalope
> 
> 9) biere, peace, red99, cloudscape
> 
> 10) jazmin, jinius, jane, genio, particles, jiniache,
>     djs, hydra, ubi, swami, iguana
> 
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