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From Leo Simons <>
Subject Re: New Incubee
Date Tue, 30 Mar 2004 12:06:38 GMT

Berin Lautenbach wrote:
> The plan at the moment is to name the new product "JuiCE".  A question 
> to the incubator group - we have researched this name on the web, and 
> could not find any other cryptographic software that had this name. 
> There are of products on sourceforge - a blog tool [4] and a frontend to 
> mpg123 [5] that are both named "juice", but I have to confess to not 
> being enough of an expert on these issues to know if this is a problem 
> or not.

I believe it is /extremely/ unlikely to be an issue legally (no 
certainties in legal stuff, I'm afraid :-D), especially not if you refer 
to it as "Apache JuiCE". Those projects may not be so happy with their 
name being usurped though -- see the firebird/firefox flamewar as an 

> Guideance appreciated.

I'd say: get in touch with the developers of these projects, see what 
they think. Common sense applies.


- Leo Simons

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