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From Roman Shaposhnik <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Ivory - Hadoop data management and processing platform
Date Fri, 15 Mar 2013 18:22:45 GMT
On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 11:09 AM, Seetharam Venkatesh
<venkatesh@innerzeal.com> wrote:
> Hi Henry,
>
> Is there a concern with the current name? The closest is a tool for
> Information Retrieval. Not sure if there is an overlap.  We will also bring
> this up with the champion and mentors to see if this needs to be vet with
> trademarks folks as well.

I think there's a *bit* of a concern (nothing blocking, mind you!). The way
I see it one of the major points of going through the incubation is to
bootstrap your community. Not only community of developers, but users
as well. In my experience there's no greater enemy to the community
building endeavor than confusion. And given that the first thing I see
on google for Hadoop Ivory is this: http://lintool.github.com/Ivory/
I'd say it is confusing.

Just my 2c.

Thanks,
Roman.

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