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From: Christian Couder <>
Cc: git <>
Subject: Re: Handling the Git trademark
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 17:25:53 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Hi Phillip,

On Tue, Sep 20, 2022 at 10:38 AM Phillip Wood <> wrote:

> Thanks for taking the time to start a discussion on this. My immediate
> reaction is that it would be a shame to lose control of the trademark by
> not enforcing it.

Thanks for your opinion on this!

> If it is taking up too much of the leadership
> committee's time perhaps we could consider asking for more volunteers to
> handle some of the load. Would a few people volunteering a couple of
> hours a month make a useful difference?

Yeah, I think that would make a difference. Thanks for the suggestion!

> One other thought is that there are a number of companies which use
> "git" in their name that benefit indirectly from the git project
> enforcing the trademark and thereby ensuring the name "git" is trusted.
> If we were ever in the unfortunate position of having to take time
> consuming (and presumably costly) legal action perhaps we could approach
> them for support?

Yeah, we have already thought about this, but we haven't needed such
support yet.


      reply	other threads:[~2022-09-26 16:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-09-13 12:11 Handling the Git trademark Christian Couder
2022-09-20  8:38 ` Phillip Wood
2022-09-26 15:25   ` Christian Couder [this message]

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