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From Henri Yandell <hyand...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Dead project names
Date Tue, 03 Mar 2009 16:23:50 GMT
On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 6:19 AM, Jim Jagielski <jim@jagunet.com> wrote:
>
> On Feb 28, 2009, at 12:16 AM, Henri Yandell wrote:
>
>>
>> My general concerns are:
>>
>> * Not wanting to close the door on ourselves.
>> * Not wanting a landrush on projects entering the Attic - the second
>> one shows up it means the trademark is up for grabs for the first
>> person who can spin the right story to get to be the only owner.
>> * My common sense test is "Ubuntu Linux", "Red Hat Linux"; but you
>> know of my personal views on open source + trademarks right now :)
>> Proprietary products aren't valid data for the test.
>>
>
> How about a 6months grace period. If after 6 months we don't
> reboot the project, the name is released.

So for 6 months anyone forking the project with our blessing has to go
through a renaming exercise?

Hen

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