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From Rob Weir <apa...@robweir.com>
Subject Re: Fundraising
Date Sun, 14 Aug 2011 15:52:33 GMT
On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 11:26 AM, Simon Phipps <simon@webmink.com> wrote:
>
> On 14 Aug 2011, at 16:23, Rob Weir wrote:
>
>> On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 10:57 AM, Simon Phipps <simon@webmink.com> wrote:
>>> On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 3:49 PM, Rob Weir <apache@robweir.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 10:25 AM, Simon Phipps <simon@webmink.com>
wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> On 14 Aug 2011, at 14:24, Rob Weir wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> We have a trademark policy that states what uses are permitted without
>>>>>> additional permission, and which uses may be allowed with specific
>>>>>> permission from Apache.  The policy does not differ based the
>>>>>> incorporation status of the requestor.  However, the application
of
>>>>>> the policy, on a case by cases basis, will obviously take into account
>>>>>> the specific circumstances of the request.
>>>>>
>>>>> All true with regard to the use of trademarks, but mostly orthogonal
to
>>>> the question of the AOOo project's attitude towards third-party fundraisers.
>>>> AOOo is in a unique position compared with all prior Apache projects of
>>>> which I am aware and the various comments on this thread indicate we need
to
>>>> give thoughtful and clear guidance.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Agreed.  But this guidance comes in response to thoughtful and clear
>>>> proposal from an organization that wishes to use the trademark.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Assuming you mean TeamOOo, does that mean you believe their name is a
>>> trademark infringement?
>>>
>>
>> You are making a false assumption.   We don't have a proposal from TeamOOo.
>
> Which non-profit fundraiser (the subject of the conversation at this stage) were you
referring to then?
>

I wrote, "However, the application of the policy, on a case by cases
basis, will obviously take into account  the specific circumstances of
the request."

That is obviously speaking generically, since we do not presently have
any request before us.

-Rob

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