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From Emmanuel Bernard <emman...@hibernate.org>
Subject Re: Hibernate Lucene trademark issues
Date Mon, 13 Nov 2006 22:07:38 GMT
Hi Lukas,
I'd be happy to answer your question, but I don't think Lucene dev is 
the appropriate area for that kind of discussion.
let's move this discussion here 
http://forum.hibernate.org/viewforum.php?f=9 (or in the Lucene User list 
if you want to).

Emmanuel

Lukas Vlcek wrote:
>
> Hi Emmanuel,
>
> I am interested in you solution. I have a plan to use lucene and hibernate
> in my next project and search will play very important role 
> (*stake-holder*
> functionality). I have heard of
> comapss<http://www.opensymphony.com/compass/>project which introduces
> searching (lucene) layer on top of hibernate also.
> I haven't had a change to study it in detail yet.
>
> Do you think you could give me some high level comments about your
> motivation for implementing lucene search directly in hibernate code,
> couldn't you just use compass project? Is there any fundamental difference
> between your approach and comapss?
>
> Many thanks,
> Lukas
>
> On 11/6/06, Emmanuel Bernard <emmanuel@hibernate.org> wrote:
> >
> > Hi guys,
> > I'm Emmanuel Bernard from JBoss.
> > I'm the current lead developer of the Hibernate Lucene integration 
> module.
> > The goal of this project is to facilitate the integration of a search
> > capability to Hibernate based applications. And guess what, I use Lucene
> > ;-)
> >
> > 
> http://www.hibernate.org/hib_docs/annotations/reference/en/html/lucene.html
> > 
> http://www.mail-archive.com/hibernate-dev%40lists.jboss.org/msg00392.html
> >
> > I realized this week end that the 'Hibernate Lucene' name might infringe
> > the Apache Lucene trademark policy.
> > http://www.cafepress.com/lucene/ seems to state that Lucene is a
> > trademark of the Apache Software Foundation (nice golf shirt BTW)
> > But I wasn't able to find any document explaining the fair use of the
> > Lucene brand (the license as well as the notice seem to be silent on
> > this subject).
> >
> > Even if Lucene in not trademarked, what do you consider a fair use of
> > your brand? I'm happy to rename my project, I guess the initial choice
> > was more a tribute to your project than anything else.
> >
> > Emmanuel
> >
> > PS: please forward this email to the appropriate persons if this is not
> > the case already (PMC or whatever)
> >
> >
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