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From "Kevin A. McGrail" <>
Subject Re: [Cava] Suitable name search - choosing a name
Date Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:54:11 GMT
On 2/28/2019 4:28 PM, Jim Jagielski wrote:
> I am aware of various members of the LGBT+ community being offended by companies
> trying to *co-opt* the rainbow *symbol* specifically and explicitly in relation to a
> and easy way to show "support" or a way to be "hip" or "cool"... heck, I'm offended by
it as well.
> But that's not what we're talking about.

A) I don't speak for the LGBTQ community and hence I can only say it's a
concern and not how much of a concern it is.  Just that I'm aware of the
issue in general.

B) I think the Apache Rainbow project would inevitably have a Rainbow in
it's logo which is where I see a possible concern but again see A)

As I mentioned, I've asked if an ASF member with a better grasp of the
potential issue to weigh in.  Not much else I can say about the issue.

Kevin A. McGrail
Member, Apache Software Foundation
Chair Emeritus Apache SpamAssassin Project - 703.798.0171

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