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From Branko ─îibej <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Podling Name Searches
Date Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:45:10 GMT
On 25.01.2015 14:08, John D. Ament wrote:
> All,
>
> If a podling had its name and codebase donated from a company, which had
> already secured rights to the name,

The term "secured rights" is a bit misleading. Even if they have a
registered trademark, that's no guarantee that it doesn't infringe on
anything, especially in a different jurisdiction.

> what is required in the podling name search?

IMO, same as always. There's no reason for the ASF to implicitly trust
corporate lawyers. We should always look for names that are globally
unambiguous.

-- Brane


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