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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: Apache JSecurity/Ki rename - please submit suggestions!
Date Mon, 25 May 2009 05:20:09 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> Scroll back through the original thread.  The point not collisions.
> I have a really good chance of getting away with the software project
> "Apache Kleenex" because the Kleenex registration refers to a paper
> product, not a software product.
> But it does not matter that your software product only shares part of a name
> with another software product, or that the two types of software do entirely
> different thing.  The question is always one of confusion (deliberate or
> otherwise).

Very good point Bill. We should expand item 3 in the list [1].

Jsecurity people, that is a set of guidelines that i created
by scouring the relevant Apache mail archives on this topic.
Perhaps it will help.

[1] Choosing names for ASF projects


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