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From Craig Russell <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Fluo Parent POM 1-incubating (rc2)
Date Wed, 03 Aug 2016 19:34:47 GMT

> On Aug 3, 2016, at 12:25 PM, Christopher <> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 3, 2016 at 9:14 AM Vice President, Brand Management <
>> wrote:
>> In particular, using another third party's potential branding mis-use to
>> justify your desired uses of an Apache brand is a danger sign, and one
>> that likely will draw more scrutiny to your question.
> Understood. But, as I previously explained, that wasn't my reasons for
> using those examples. I was highlighting what I believed to be acceptable
> use, and trying to find a path of acceptability for our situation, similar
> to those. I certainly was not trying to highlight mis-use to justify
> further mis-use.

Thanks for clarifying. I believe that you were and are acting in good faith.
>> Your community needs to decide what you're doing with the "fluo" name -
>> either keep it for yourself, and choose a new name for the podling, or
>> grant it to the ASF (during the Incubation process), and choose a new,
>> unrelated name for your outside projects.
> We've followed the second route... renaming the fluo-io organization on
> GitHub to astralway, and are in the process of removing use of the Fluo
> name everywhere except when referencing Apache Fluo explicitly.

Excellent choice. It looks like there are no conflicts with “astralway” so you should
be fine there.
> I actually had expected to be asking explicit questions on trademarks@
> soon, but given the route we've taken, I actually don't think we have any
> outstanding trademark questions/requests to follow up with. Our next RC
> brought to the IPMC shouldn't have any remaining trademark concerns.

Good luck and it’s been a pleasure working with you on this issue.



Craig L Russell

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