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From Joe Schaefer <joe_schae...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: OpenOffice.org Apache Incubator Proposal
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2011 14:08:50 GMT
I think we have to recognize needs of the existing ecosystem

before we go blindly applying our newly-minted trademark
policy.  We've become rather keen on protecting our marks
from encroachment from commercial endeavors, and that will
certainly carry over to OOo.


----- Original Message ----
> From: Simon Phipps <simon@webmink.com>
> To: general@incubator.apache.org
> Sent: Mon, June 6, 2011 10:04:17 AM
> Subject: Re: OpenOffice.org Apache Incubator Proposal
> 
> On Jun 6, 2011 2:58 PM, "Joe Schaefer" <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com>  wrote:
> >
> > Because Apache will own the brand, we can make access to  the brand
> > contingent on things like non-abuse of our OOo forums, among  other
> > things.
> >
> > Carrots and sticks.
> 
> Is Apache  historically flexible in this area? I had the impression the
> trademark policy  was usually strictly applied and narrowly interpreted.
> 
> S.
> 

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