Re: Pick a name, any name...
On Wed, Nov 27, 2002 at 12:58:12PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 27, 2002 at 07:07:45AM -0500, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 27, 2002 at 11:03:58AM +0100, Roland Mas wrote:
> > > - Another idea I had was something along the lines of Debsmith or
> > > Iansmith, to keep both the idea of Debian and the idea of the forge.
> > > Unfortunately, plenty of people are called that way. Any idea to
> > > improve that line is welcome. Maybe just smith.debian.org would be
> > > enough (and I'll bet we can find a music composer named Smith if we
> > > look hard enough).
> > Speaking of composers... how about Sibelius? Finnish composer, in honor of
> > Linus. :-) Or Debussy, if you're going for French names.
> We've got a debussy; it's an arm machine.
And there's already a Sibelius as a commercial software project; stay
away from things that could raise trademark issues that way.
Will people *please* at least feed names to google and see if any
conflicts come up in the first few hits? A repeat of the sawfish
debacle would not be appreciated by anybody.
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