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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Release Curator 2.0.0-incubating released
Date Sun, 12 May 2013 22:39:00 GMT
See here for a more nuanced analysis of the linguistics of trademarks:

http://itre.cis.upenn.edu/~myl/languagelog/archives/000943.html


On Sun, May 12, 2013 at 3:14 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 12 May 2013 20:59, Jordan Zimmerman <randgalt@apache.org> wrote:
> > Respectfully I disagree :) "The Sony TV is black" is correct because the
> noun/object is "tv". "Curator", is the noun in this case. "Curator" is not
> a brand of "zookeeper libraries". Curator is the thing itself.
>
> Sorry, but that is not the case for trademarks.
> See for example:
>
> http://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/pmcs.html#adjective
>
>
> > -JZ
> >
> > On May 12, 2013, at 5:13 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> On 11 May 2013 20:20, Jordan Zimmerman <randgalt@apache.org> wrote:
> >>> I've added a description line to the ANNOUNCE sample email:
> >>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CURATOR/Example+Emails
> >>
> >> Thanks.
> >>
> >> Note that the first mention of Curator should use it as an adjective,
> >> not a noun.
> >> Compare: "The Sony TV is black" - correct; "The Sony is black" -
> incorrect.
> >>
> >> Rather than:
> >> "Curator is a set of Java libraries that make using
> >> Apache ZooKeeper much easier and more reliable."
> >>
> >> perhaps put:
> >>
> >> "The Apache Curator Java libraries make using
> >> Apache ZooKeeper much easier and more reliable."
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>> -Jordan
> >>>
> >>> On May 11, 2013, at 1:00 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Congrats.
> >>>
> >>> However, what is Curator?
> >>>
> >>> The mail does not say anything about it.
> >>>
> >>> Please ensure that any announcement e-mails about Curator include a
> >>> brief description of what it is.
> >>>
> >>>
> >
>
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