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From "John D. Ament" <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Gossip incubator proposal
Date Sun, 24 Apr 2016 13:28:29 GMT
And just to make sure you guys saw it, there was a (what I would consider)
positive response from Legal:


On Fri, Apr 22, 2016 at 4:56 PM P. Taylor Goetz <> wrote:

> On Apr 21, 2016, at 2:39 AM, Stian Soiland-Reyes <> wrote:
> Otherwise there also could also be issues with the name Apache Gossip of
> the original "lives on", so you would have to be prepared to change the
> name, if needed.
> I don’t think we’d have issues with the original authors, as Edward
> mentioned they did give a subtle nod of approval in the past, and they’ve
> been invited to participate. I also don’t think the community would have an
> issue with changing the name if necessary. And in fact one of the first
> things we should do on entry would be a PODLINGNAMESEARCH so if a name
> change is required it is done early.
> A cursory google search of “gossip software” revealed a Gnome chat client
> and a SIP client/VoIP dialer, both of which are pretty distant in purpose
> from what’s being proposed.
> -Taylor

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