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From Christian Grobmeier <grobme...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [POLL] Suitable Name Search: Drop Or Retain?
Date Wed, 30 Nov 2011 09:10:51 GMT
+1

On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 3:25 PM, Robert Burrell Donkin
<robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
> There has been concerns expressed about accumulation of rules without
> pruning. In that spirit, I'd like to find out whether the community
> feels that dropping the rule would be better than revising it into
> something workable.
>
> The current check [1] is outdated (for example, www.nameprotect.com)
> and isn't coordinated with the brand team who now look after marks and
> names. I've been pushing through a revision of the existing rule
> [2][3] with (what seems to me to be) limited support from the
> community. I had assume that the community supported the rule but
> perhaps the community feels that it would be better just to remove the
> rule (and ask the board to handle names).
>
> This is a POLL. Anyone can vote and it's result isn't binding. It
> provides evidence about which approach is more likely to gain
> consensus.
>
> Robert
>
> [1] "Make sure that the requested project name does not already exist
> and check www.nameprotect.com to be sure that the name is not already
> trademarked for an existing software product."
> [2] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PODLINGNAMESEARCH
> [3] http://incubator.apache.org/guides/names.html
>
> --8<-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> [ ] Drop Suitable Name Search
> [ ] Revise Suitable Name Search
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