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From "P. Taylor Goetz" <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Accept Mysos into the Apache Incubator
Date Sat, 30 May 2015 20:05:53 GMT
It looks like the project already has a Twitter account and a logo [1].

One thing to keep in mind is how difficult it can be to re-brand something after a brand has
been established.

IMHO, it would be best to figure out a viable name as early as possible to avoid having to
re-brand later in order to graduate. Based on this and other threads, it seems entirely possible
that the board may not accept "Mysos" as a TLP name.



> On May 30, 2015, at 11:21 AM, Chris Aniszczyk <> wrote:
> Personally, I would let the project decide how to move forward with the
> name than a bunch of us who aren't trademark lawyers. If it was something
> obvious, than that would make sense, but I briefly consulted our legal team
> internally and the name was cleared for usage since there are no marks
> registered and there was no likelihood of confusion.
>> On Sat, May 30, 2015 at 7:45 AM, Joe Brockmeier <> wrote:
>>> On Fri, May 29, 2015, at 12:00 PM, Jake Farrell wrote:
>>> Bringing back comments from a separate thread on board@
>>> Sorry to see your vote of a -1 on the proposal due to the name. This was
>>> raised during the discussion phase and as stated in the discussion we are
>>> not against a name change, but saw it as something that was not a blocker
>>> to entering incubation.
>>> We did an initial name search on our own and there are no collisions on
>>> Mysos externally and we have two Mesos PMC members on the project that
>>> did
>>> not see any problems with the name, Dave and Vinod are both on the Mesos
>>> PMC.
>>> A note has been sent to the Mesos PMC private@ list regarding the Mysos
>>> proposal and the project name and asked that comments be brought back to
>>> here.
>> I agree with Bertrand - might as well change the name *now* rather than
>> dealing with it at a later date.
>> AIUI, Mysos is a combination of MySQL and Mesos -- which also could mean
>> potential TM headaches for the podling.
>> Best,
>> jzb
>> --
>> Joe Brockmeier
>> Twitter: @jzb
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> Cheers,
> Chris Aniszczyk
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