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From Joe Brockmeier <...@zonker.net>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Accept Mysos into the Apache Incubator
Date Sat, 30 May 2015 21:24:10 GMT
It's ... rather presumptive to have gotten a Twitter account that
includes "apache" given that the project hasn't been accepted into the
incubator yet. 

On Sat, May 30, 2015, at 04:05 PM, P. Taylor Goetz wrote:
> 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.
> 
> -Taylor
> 
> [1] https://twitter.com/apachemysos
> 
> 
> > On May 30, 2015, at 11:21 AM, Chris Aniszczyk <caniszczyk@gmail.com> 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 <jzb@zonker.net> 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
> >> jzb@zonker.net
> >> Twitter: @jzb
> >> http://www.dissociatedpress.net/
> >> 
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> > 
> > -- 
> > Cheers,
> > 
> > Chris Aniszczyk
> > http://aniszczyk.org
> > +1 512 961 6719
> 
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Best,

jzb
-- 
Joe Brockmeier
jzb@zonker.net
Twitter: @jzb
http://www.dissociatedpress.net/

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