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From Mark Thomas <ma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Step by Step Guide – Install Jakarta on Windows 2003 and 2008 Server
Date Tue, 07 Dec 2010 17:16:11 GMT
On 07/12/2010 14:35, Ognjen Blagojevic wrote:
> Hi Gabriel,
> 
>> These Step by Step Guides covers the installation of Apache Tomcat
>> Connector
>> Jakarta on Windows 2003 and 2008 Server.
> 
> The name you chose for your product is confusing. IANAL, but I also
> think it is against the Apache License. Please read guidelines [1],
> section "What is the 'confusing similarity' or 'likelihood of confusion'
> test?"

Yes that name is infringing. The issue is being handled off-list with
the necessary ASF trademarks/legal folks having been made aware.

Mark

> 
> I think that proper naming would be: *FooBarSomething* Connector for
> Apache Tomcat, but I recommend checking that on appropriate place [2].
> Note that 'Jakarta' is a Top Level Project on ASF and it used to be
> umbrella project for Tomcat - which brings even more to the confusion.
> 
> -Ognjen
> 
> [1] http://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/
> [2] http://www.apache.org/legal/
> 
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