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From "Dennis E. Hamilton" <dennis.hamil...@acm.org>
Subject RE: [PROPOSAL] Silk as new Incubator project
Date Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:27:11 GMT
<orcnote> below

-----Original Message-----
From: dwhytock@gmail.com [mailto:dwhytock@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Donald Whytock
Sent: Friday, September 19, 2014 13:52
To: general@incubator.apache.org
Subject: Re: [PROPOSAL] Silk as new Incubator project

On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 12:57 PM, Roman Shaposhnik <roman@shaposhnik.org>
wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 8:36 AM, Christian Grobmeier
> <grobmeier@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Not saying anything on the proposal itself, I would be concerned because
> > of the name Silk.
> > There is this:
> > http://lucidworks.com/product/integrations/silk/
[ ... ]
> >> >  * Apache Silk (preferable name)
> >> >  * Apache Sylk
> >> >  * Apache Memstor
> >> >  * Apache Ignite
>
> It would be very useful if we can get feedback on
> the most/least pref. ones from that list.
>
[ ... ]

I'd think Ignite is a standard-enough English word that no one could
reasonably claim exclusivity (but IANAL).

Don

<orcnote>
Ignite is used within software names, as in "AIR Music Technology Ignite."  The splash screen
says "Ignite by air".  I have no idea whether "Apache Ignite" is enough for non-confusion.
 Too bad about Sylk.
</orcnote>


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