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From Martin van den Bemt <>
Subject Re: Project Naming (was Re: [VOTE] Accept Glasgow into Incubator)
Date Fri, 04 Aug 2006 22:41:13 GMT
Also if I recall correctly, naming issues can also be solved while in the incbuator... (like

adffaces has)


Danny Angus wrote:
> Archit,
> I'm very happy to here you say so, I certainly don't want to affect
> your progress through the incubator, in many ways I've unfairly sigled
> you out as an example of a prectice I feel strongly about.
> Unfortunately I will be away, offline, for the next four days, but if
> it is still relevant I will be happy to take up your kind offer and
> put in time helping to find an acceptable, strike that, a good name.
> d.
> On 04/08/06, Archit Shah <> wrote:
>> The project formerly known as Blaze changed its name to Glasgow based on
>> previous feedback and decided to follow Apache precedent (e.g. Tuscany).
>> Apparently there are strong objections to this precendent. In our
>> discussions, the group did come up with some ingenious names for the
>> project, but most had legal concerns or conflicted with existing
>> software. Glasgow was the winner mostly by process of elimination.
>> Danny, I'm confident that none of the committers are particularly
>> attached to the name and no one wants to see the proposal sidetracked
>> over the name of the project. So, we welcome any help in selecting a
>> name that does not have any software trademarks in the USPTO and isn't
>> connected to other relevant software projects.
>>   -- Archit
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