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From Daniel Shahaf <...@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache Mayhem proposal
Date Tue, 06 Nov 2012 20:29:29 GMT
Renaming later (a) creates work for infra, (b) forces the community to
expend effort communicating the rename to the world.  So id'd be better
to settle the name sooner rather than later.

Mohammad Nour El-Din wrote on Tue, Nov 06, 2012 at 20:57:26 +0100:
> Hi Christian...
> 
>    Isn't that a step that should be done before graduation, in other words
> this should not stop going with the Incubator acceptance [VOTE] ?
> 
> 
> On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 3:23 PM, Christian Grobmeier <grobmeier@gmail.com>wrote:
> 
> > Putting trademarks into the loop.
> >
> > Trademark people, any comments to Simones mail? I am not sure if a
> > commonly used word like "Mayhem" can be a matter of an trademark
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Christian
> >
> > On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 2:27 PM, Simone Tripodi <simonetripodi@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> > > Good morning President :)
> > >
> > > Gianugo pointed me to the homepage of Make Mayem[1] and I found a
> > > trademarked software[2] which is called Mayhem as well.
> > > Trademarkia shows that more than 10 pages of results of products are
> > > registered with the name "Mayhem", which I suspect is a daily used
> > > word in English language, especially in the US.
> > >
> > > Giving an overview:
> > >
> > >  * _Make Mayhem_ is an application that lets you connect trigger
> > > events to reactions. Unlike writing a program, you simply select an
> > > event and a reaction, and then turn on the connection. Voila! No code
> > > or app required.
> > >
> > >  * _Mayhem_ is a computer software for use in the encryption and
> > > decryption of digital files, including audio, video, text, binary,
> > > still images, graphics and multimedia files
> > >
> > >  * _Apache Mayhem_ aims to create a community focused on the
> > > development and maintenance of a set of Google Guice extensions
> > >
> > > My question - IANAL and don't aim to be :P - is: where the legal
> > > issues comes out? We don't aim to "invade" someone else's domain...
> > > If the Mayhem is a trademark by Grey Heron Technologies, LLC for a
> > > software, aren't Outercurve's guys violating a TM?
> > >
> > > Sorry if asking silly questions, many thanks in advance!
> > > best,
> > > -Simo
> > >
> > > [1] http://www.makemayhem.com/
> > > [2] http://www.trademarkia.com/mayhem-85483903.html
> > > [3] http://www.trademarkia.com/trademarks-search.aspx?tn=Mayhem
> > >
> > > http://people.apache.org/~simonetripodi/
> > > http://simonetripodi.livejournal.com/
> > > http://twitter.com/simonetripodi
> > > http://www.99soft.org/
> > >
> > >
> > > On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 2:10 PM, Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com> wrote:
> > >> Different topic: Is there a potential naming/trademark
> > >> issue related to a pre-existing project?
> > >>
> > >>         http://www.outercurve.org/Galleries/InnovatorsGallery/Mayhem
> > >>
> > >> Thanks!
> > >>
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> 
> 
> -- 
> Thanks
> - Mohammad Nour
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