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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: mime4j maven artifact names
Date Sat, 06 Feb 2010 12:25:39 GMT
Robert Burrell Donkin wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 7:06 PM, Norman Maurer <norman@apache.org> wrote:
>> I think it was Robert who sugguest it in the past
>>
>> Anyway I would be happy without the prefix too.
>>
>> So +0
> 
> the reasoning behind the prefix goes like this. apache mime4j is the
> trademark. anyone can produce another jar and call it mime4j. if
> someone produces an apache-mime4j jar with nefarious or substandard
> contents then apache is in a stronger position.
> 
> but i don't think this has been written in stone and dates back to the
> misty old days. if people prefer just mime4j then ask on legal discuss
> for a definitive modern ruling.
> 
> - robert
> 

Robert et al

I cant think of any project other than James that makes use of such 
naming convention, but I guess it is more important that things stay 
consistent within the same project.

Forget my suggestion

Oleg

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