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From "Noel J. Bergman" <>
Subject RE: [PROPOSAL] Etch
Date Wed, 13 Aug 2008 01:44:31 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> Noel J. Bergman wrote:
>> Scott Comer wrote:
>>> the important thing right now is, i think, that searching now for etch
>>> doesn't not reveal anything which is obviously competing technology
>> True, but were the debian community to make "a federal case" of the issue, I
>> don't know that the name would be worth the conflict, even if we'd be in the
>> legal clear.
> However, the Debian Etch != Apache Etch is a strong statement.

As I said, we might well be in the clear legally, but we'd have to decide if the conflict
were worth it for just a name, and that would depend on whether and how vociferously anyone
made a stink.

	--- Noel

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