[legal-discuss] Legal Concerns Over Project Names

Mark McLoughlin markmc at redhat.com
Wed Jun 19 17:11:30 UTC 2013

On Wed, 2013-06-19 at 11:37 -0500, Jonathan Bryce wrote:
> On Jun 19, 2013, at 5:09 AM, Mark McLoughlin <markmc at redhat.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > It's become pretty apparent that we need good guidance for people on
> > this issue:
> > 
> > https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/LegalIssuesFAQ#Legal_Concerns_Over_Project_Names
> > 
> > I'm reluctant to attempt to draft any such guidance, but I assume it at
> > least begins with "talk to the project's PTL privately and don't raise
> > the issue on a public forum".
> The Foundation staff should be brought in as well. First contact could
> be either PTL or a Foundation staff member, but both need to be
> involved.

Yeah, was thinking of PTL as first contact and we'd have another FAQ for

  Q: I'm a PTL and a legal concern has been raised about my project's
     name. Who do I turn to for help?"


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