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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: [Cava] Suitable name search - choosing a name
Date Thu, 28 Feb 2019 14:42:53 GMT
We should simply file a standard Jira request for a podling namecheck.

> On Feb 28, 2019, at 9:36 AM, Kevin A. McGrail <kmcgrail@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> Not an objection per se but two comments:
> 
> 1 - Rainbow is associated with LGBTQ communities and there have been
> concerns about it being co-opted for other uses.  For example,
> https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jul/02/brands-rainbow-queasy-but-bring-lgbt-lives-into-mainstream-skittles-gay
> 
> 2 - I cannot speak for the LGBTQ community and I support them so I would
> say rainbow would be something I would avoid.
> 
> In the business world I often recommend people consider made up words. 
> Less chance of conflictions.
> 
> Regards,
> KAM
> 
> On 2/28/2019 3:28 AM, Antoine Toulme wrote:
>> Hey folks, just checking in.
>> 
>> I would like to establish rough consensus. If you’re still following, we have narrowed
down the list to rainbow, sprocket and winch.
>> 
>> We have one vote for rainbow, and one for winch.
>> 
>> When establishing rough consensus, it’s a good idea to push proposals to hear objections.
>> 
>> At this time, I’d like to push for the name rainbow. Any objections?
>> 
>>> On Feb 26, 2019, at 10:10 PM, Antoine Toulme <antoine@toulme.name> wrote:
>>> 
>>> I ran searches for rainbow, sprocket and winch and didn’t find OSS projects
with those names.
>>> 
>>> I personally would like to vouch for Rainbow. It does fit the whimsical requirement
of Apache project names.
>>> 
>>>> On Feb 26, 2019, at 3:57 PM, Kevin A. McGrail <kmcgrail@apache.org>
wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> On 2/26/2019 6:24 PM, Kenneth Knowles wrote:
>>>>> I searched for "Jal" and came up with Japan Air Lines, which is clearly
a
>>>>> really different field of use.
>>>>> 
>>>>> I also found the Wikipedia article on JAL but was hasty in presuming
it
>>>>> described a historical language. If it is an active open source project,
>>>>> let's not collide.
>>>>> 
>>>>> So I'll change my vote to "Winch". I again did a quick search, but sounds
>>>>> like someone should check my work...
>>>> Re: JAL, the airline is just not an issue.  The programming language I
>>>> think is as there are books on Amazon less than 6 years old on PAL
>>>> (https://www.amazon.com/PIC-Microcontroller-Programming-captivating-lessons/dp/190792017X)

>>>> I don't think it's legacy just perhaps mature and things like Raspberry
>>>> Pi's overtaking the field.
>>>> 
>>>> Re: Winch, might be a common name and undefendable as a trademark, etc. 
>>>> Otherwise, though, I couldn't find much relevant in OSS spaces except a
>>>> company called winch gate. 
>>>> 
>>>> http://tmsearch.uspto.gov/ might help
>>>> 
>>>> Regards,
>>>> 
>>>> KAM
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> -- 
>>>> Kevin A. McGrail
>>>> Member, Apache Software Foundation
>>>> Chair Emeritus Apache SpamAssassin Project
>>>> https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmcgrail - 703.798.0171
>>>> 
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