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From "Gavin McDonald" <ga...@16degrees.com.au>
Subject RE: OpenOffice.org (was Re: Ooo blog)
Date Tue, 12 Jul 2011 09:02:23 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: acolorado@gmail.com [mailto:acolorado@gmail.com] On Behalf Of
> Alexandro Colorado
> Sent: Tuesday, 12 July 2011 6:46 PM
> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org; gavin@16degrees.com.au
> Subject: Re: OpenOffice.org (was Re: Ooo blog)
> 
> On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 3:43 AM, Gavin McDonald
> <gavin@16degrees.com.au>wrote:
> 
> >
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: acolorado@gmail.com [mailto:acolorado@gmail.com] On Behalf Of
> > > Alexandro Colorado
> > > Sent: Tuesday, 12 July 2011 6:36 PM
> > > To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org; gavin@16degrees.com.au
> > > Subject: Re: OpenOffice.org (was Re: Ooo blog)
> > >
> > > On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 3:24 AM, Gavin McDonald
> > > <gavin@16degrees.com.au>wrote:
> > >
> > > > You misunderstood,
> > > >
> > > > the project name becomes the subdomain name associated with the
> > > > website
> > > >
> > > > there is no project called ‘ooo’ so ‘ooo.apache.org’ will not
be
> > accepted.
> > > >
> > >
> > > What about http://ofbiz.apache.org/ for Open for business project.
> > > I am sure nobody will call that "Off biz". And if they do, it
> > > wouldnt be
> > that
> > > beneficial marketing wise, sound like out of business.
> >
> > Actually, that is exactly what it is called. The project is officially
> > called 'ofbiz' so that is what the domain name is.
> >
> > They can market their full name but the project name IS 'ofbiz'.
> >
> >
> > > Also, these rules seem a bit archaic, it should be accepted whatever
> > makes
> > > sense. Domain names and brands are not the same thing, because
> > > domains have restrictions on itself... like this one.
> >
> > When a project comes to Apache, they abide by the rules in place. They
> > are there for a reason. That is true of anywhere. There have been
> > exceptional circumstances in the past , it remains to be seen if this
> > will be one of them.
> >
> 
> 
> ok then let it be http://openofficedotorg.apache.org
> happy?

Nope, that really was the whole reason for my bringing it up in 
the first place.


> 
> 
> 
> >
> > Gav...
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > >
> > > > Also, we would not redirect away from the *.apache.org domain, if
> > > > anything, it  would be the other way around.
> > >
> > >
> > > > Apologies for top posting, one of the sins of replying to html email.
> > > >
> > > > Gav…
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > From: acolorado@gmail.com [mailto:acolorado@gmail.com] On Behalf
> > > > Of Alexandro Colorado
> > > > Sent: Tuesday, 12 July 2011 5:58 PM
> > > > To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org; gavin@16degrees.com.au
> > > > Subject: Re: OpenOffice.org (was Re: Ooo blog)
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 2:41 AM, Gavin McDonald
> > > <gavin@16degrees.com.au>
> > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > From: Marcus (OOo) [mailto:marcus.mail@wtnet.de]
> > > > > Sent: Tuesday, 12 July 2011 5:11 PM
> > > > > To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> > > > > Subject: Re: OpenOffice.org (was Re: Ooo blog)
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > > Am 07/12/2011 08:55 AM, schrieb Pavel Janík:
> > > > > >> It seems to me that a lot of the problem arises in keeping
> > > > > >> the
> > > > > development project and the product brand names exactly the same.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Another proposal:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Product name: OpenOffice.org.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Project name: Apache OpenOffice.org.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I'm strongly against mixing OOo and OO here.
> > > > >
> > > > > +1
> > > > >
> > > > > Keep it simpe for the users and don't make any possibility for
> > > > > misunderstandings.
> > > > With domain names for ALL Apache projects coming under the pattern
> > > > of $projectname.apache.org how you propose that would work if
> > > > Apache OpenOffice.org is the project name?
> > > >
> > > > (only openofficeorg.apache.org springs to mind if you intend to
> > > > keep org in the project name)
> > > >
> > > > (And a shocking name that becomes imho)
> > > >
> > > > Thanks
> > > >
> > > > Gav...
> > > >
> > > > Since apache will own the openoffice.org domain you can as easily
> > > > put
> > a
> > > > redirector from http://ooo.apache.org to
> > > > http://apache.openoffice.org
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Marcus
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Alexandro Colorado
> > > > OpenOffice.org Español
> > > > http://es.openoffice.org
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > *Alexandro Colorado*
> > > *OpenOffice.org* Español
> > > http://es.openoffice.org
> >
> >
> 
> 
> --
> *Alexandro Colorado*
> *OpenOffice.org* Español
> http://es.openoffice.org


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