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From Daniel Gruno <humbed...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Weex for Apache Incubator
Date Tue, 22 Nov 2016 13:45:48 GMT
What we are concerned with is whether the name clashes with other
projects or have other potential branding issues. Whether it means
something funny in $language, who cares... :)

I think Weex is just fine. Let's move on.

With regards,
Daniel.

On 11/22/2016 02:44 PM, Emilian Bold wrote:
> Not long ago we had a thread here about English being the work language on
> Apache.
> 
> We can't expect projects to check (and change) their name based on such
> loose criteria.
> 
> I bet a lot of names come "close" to some slang word in some world language.
> 
> Bertrand's remark seems reasonable to me:
> 
>> the comments in this thread should be considered
> friendly advice, nothing more.
> 
> So there is no incubation-impacting decision to be made here.
> 
> În mar., 22 nov. 2016 la 15:03 Jochen Wiedmann <jochen.wiedmann@gmail.com>
> a scris:
> 
> On Tue, Nov 22, 2016 at 1:27 PM, Emilian Bold <emilian.bold@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> How can the project name be a problem when "weex" sounds to me like the
>> very common English word *weeks*?
> 
> Depends on the language. In german, it's close to a slang word for
> "masturbation", Not sufficiently close, IMO, to cause problems, but
> others may have a different point of view.
> 
> 
> Jochen
> 
> --
> The next time you hear: "Don't reinvent the wheel!"
> 
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