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From ant elder <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Accept Wave for incubation
Date Wed, 24 Nov 2010 08:41:31 GMT
On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 5:26 AM, Greg Stein <> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 22:45, Ralph Goers <> wrote:
>> On Nov 23, 2010, at 6:06 PM, Greg Stein wrote:
>>> On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 20:47, Ralph Goers <>
>>>> ...
>>>> OK - Have they explicitly OK'd Apache Wave?  While Apache Wave would certainly
be unique to Apache, if Google intends to keep using Google Wave (and Wave as a shorthand)
this would get very confusing.
>>> Don't you think that by proposing Wave to the Incubator that Google
>>> has OK'd this?
>> I don't work for Google and don't know the people proposing this so no, I have no
idea whether Google has OK'd this.
> Simple review: the original email was sent by Dan Peterson from his
> address. I imagine that if Google had a problem with it,
> then he wouldn't be working there tomorrow :-D ... or if this was some
> kind of spurious one-guy-goes-batshit-crazy, then how could he line up
> so many people?
> And sure, while you couldn't know this, Dan is a great guy. I worked
> with him while at Google. This proposal is straight-up.
> My simple point is: please accept proposals at face value rather than
> pushing back with paranoid thoughts about malfeasance on the part of
> the people wanting to join our efforts here at the ASF.

Ralph's question seemed reasonable to me, the ASF trademarks people
are a often mentioning problems with using trademarked names like
this. However its something that can be sorted out with those ASF
trademarks folks during incubation, its not a barrier for entry to

Anyway, seems like a fine proposal to me, +1 for it coming to Apache.


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