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From "robert burrell donkin" <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Graduate OFBiz Podling
Date Mon, 20 Nov 2006 20:59:43 GMT
On 11/20/06, David E Jones <> wrote:
> On Nov 20, 2006, at 1:21 PM, Noel J. Bergman wrote:
> > My feedback (YMMV):
> >
> >> to be known as the "The Apache Open For Business Project"
> >> (also known as "Apache OFBiz")
> >
> > I suppose that the Board can make a determination, but I think that
> > Apache
> > OFBiz is OK, whereas "The Apache Open For Business Project" might be
> > confusing, e.g., would that be confused with some sort of portal for
> > corporate partnership.
> The full name of OFBiz has been "The Open For Business Project" since
> May 2001 when it was started. The proposed name is simply the
> previous name with "Apache" added in.

> I suppose it would be possible to change the name at this point, but
> it would be a pretty big change for the project. If the board feels
> it is a problem we can certainly do something about it, but I'd
> rather wait and see than try to change it beforehand because it would
> be such a big change.

or perhaps not: even if the formal name is Apache OFBiz, i suppose
that the community could brand itself as 'Apache OFBiz - The Open For
Business Project'

(anyone see any issues with that?)

- robert

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