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Re: advice for free software package named almost identically to non-free software

On Fri, Jun 9, 2017 at 6:29 AM, Nicholas D Steeves wrote:

> An upstream has named their GPL software almost identically to a
> proprietary piece of software.

I think it would be best to pro-actively rename the software now
rather than wait until renaming the software would be more painful.
Even if the proprietary software developer gives their permission,
they could always sell the software to someone else, who might not be
as forgiving of the naming similarity.



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