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From Antoine Toulme <anto...@toulme.name>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] New blockchain project: Cava
Date Wed, 06 Feb 2019 18:13:33 GMT


> On Feb 6, 2019, at 10:11 AM, Greg Stein <gstein@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> On Wed, Feb 6, 2019 at 10:48 AM Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:
> 
>>> On Feb 6, 2019, at 6:16 AM, Greg Stein <gstein@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> On Tue, Feb 5, 2019 at 6:06 PM Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net>
>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Hey just because there is a restaurant chain called Cava does not mean
>>>> that a software project called Cava is not suitable.
>>>> 
>>>> BTW Cava is Spanish Sparkling Wine - it is like Champagne but made with
>>>> Spanish varietals. [1]
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> I read it as: it seems they are more (rightly) concerned that the
>>> derivation of the name includes a corporate name. Not that it interferes
>>> with other existing names.
>> 
>> It is not unusual for an Apache project name to be a brand and domain in
>> another field of use.
>> 
>> Try these:
>> Tomcat.com -> baited rodent traps
>> Spark.com -> dating site
>> Camel.com -> tobacco
>> Geronimo.com -> help for non-profits
>> Sling.com -> live tv streaming
>> Jackrabbit.com -> athletic apparel
>> 
> 
> I understand that, and how trademarks are area-specific.
> 
> The proposal specifically states: *Cava is a contraction of "ConsenSys
> Java"*
> 
> Thus, I read the community requesting a to-do for a new name that is not
> based on a company name.
> 
> -g

Yes, I think it will help adoption if the community owns the name.

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