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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache opennlp-1.5.2-incubating-rc5
Date Tue, 15 Nov 2011 02:20:37 GMT
On 15 November 2011 02:12, Benson Margulies <bimargulies@gmail.com> wrote:
> That page is very misleading, and there was a long discussion of this
> topic elsewhere.
>
> Look at the example just above the requirement:
>
> "The Apache Xerces XML parsing library is easily configurable and
> compliant with current standards"
>
> Yes, in some sense, Xerces is an adjective there, but really what the
> senator is trying to say is to construct a particular noun phrase.

AIUI, trademarks need to be used as if they are adjectives.

For example:

The Hoover vacuum cleaner is versatile
NOT
The Hoover is a versatile vacuum cleaner

(indeed the Hoover might be a kettle, but that's a different fish!).
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