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From: Jeff King <peff@peff.net>
To: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
Cc: David Aguilar <davvid@gmail.com>,
	git@vger.kernel.org, git@sfconservancy.org
Subject: Re: Git trademark status and policy
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:24:51 -0400
Message-ID: <20180918182450.GB24448@sigill.intra.peff.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <xmqqd0tc9qek.fsf@gitster-ct.c.googlers.com>

On Mon, Sep 17, 2018 at 06:58:43AM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:

> I can undertand the sentiment that we may not want to appear drawing
> lines among friends, but ultimately the policy is about protecting
> our friends from non-friends, so whether we like it or not, we may
> have to be more explicit about who's grandfathered and who's not
> than before.

Yeah, I think it may simply come down to that. I think we may need to
get some guidance from Conservancy on the best route forward. I.e., if
we want to bless "Git Cola" as a name, are we best to have some kind of
written agreement, so it is "we explicitly allow this", and is not
interpreted as "we did not bother to enforce, which weakens our
trademark".

-Peff

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Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-02-02  2:26 Jeff King
2017-02-21 15:55 ` G. Sylvie Davies
2017-02-21 22:31   ` Jeff King
2017-02-22  1:01   ` G. Sylvie Davies
2018-09-16 10:15 ` David Aguilar
2018-09-17  3:21   ` Jeff King
2018-09-17  9:25     ` Christian Couder
2018-09-18 18:22       ` Jeff King
2018-09-17 13:58     ` Junio C Hamano
2018-09-18 18:24       ` Jeff King [this message]

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