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From Karl Hansen <a2br...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Moving Wave Forward
Date Wed, 29 May 2013 20:51:45 GMT
I'll look this over.   John Blossom, you keep popping up in the most
unexpected places.


On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 1:28 PM, John Blossom <jblossom@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks very much, Ali, this is very interesting information. It would seem
> to be very important for being able to communicate clearly to people about
> Apache Wave's management that it is completely free of all potential
> encumbrances from Google. Otherwise, that may set up a negative psychology
> in potential development and commercial interests. Similarly, even if ASF
> does not intend to use it, it might be best to transfer control of
> wave.orgto ASF from Google, just so there's absolutely no doubt in
> people's minds
> who has control of the brand's future.
>
> Best,
>
> John
>
> On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 3:26 PM, Ali Lown <al@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > > Ali, I am noting that the logo attribution calls for citing a Google
> > > copyright. Is that still valid?
> >
> > This is something I am unsure of. It was last asked in the list back
> > in August 2011, for which the response from Google was (to the more
> > general question of "I mean that Google cleared it out that it donates
> > the WIAB code along with the Wiki and logo to Apache?"):
> > "Yes, this is covered.
> > On 22 December 2010 I (dpeterson@google.com) submitted the appropriate
> > materials for the grant from Google to Apache (secretary@apache.org).
> Less
> > than 2 hours later, Craig L Russel (craig.russell@sun.com) acknowledged
> > receipt."
> >
> > > How does Apache then relate to intellectual
> > > property ownership for Wave assets at this time? I understand the
> > structure
> > > generally, but especially as assets are still being moved from Google
> > > servers to Apache servers, I am not sure exactly where this all stands.
> > Who
> > > might be the best person to engage on these sorts of questions?
> >
> > So, my understanding is that all assets have been moved to Apache
> control.
> > Though I do not have access to the documents detailing explicitly
> > which this really means.
> >
> > @Michael: Perhaps you can provide a better answer here on attribution
> > for the Open Wave logo?
> >
> > [On a related note: Is the name "Apache Wave" trademarked? It is not
> > in the Apache listing, but that is noted to only be a partial listing]
> >
> > Ali
> >
>

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