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From Ted Dunning <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Accept Mysos into the Apache Incubator
Date Thu, 04 Jun 2015 09:10:18 GMT
On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 3:54 AM, Justin Erenkrantz <>

> On Sat, May 30, 2015 at 6:42 PM, Ted Dunning <>
> wrote:
> > It is vexed because when pronounced by many people, it sounds almost
> > identical to how those same people would pronounce Mesos.
> >
> > That can lead to confusion.
> As there has been no trademark confusion raised, I would strongly
> prefer that we provide a tremendous amount of deference towards the
> desire of the contributors/community to the naming of the project.

Actually, I believe that there has been TM issues raised.  Read the Oracle
guidelines which, as I remember, specifically call out portmanteaus with
Oracle product names.

Perhaps we would prevail in a catfight on that subject, but I would really
rather stay out of any fight with the big O.

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