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- Subject: Re: Custom extensions to Lua
- From: Glenn Maynard <glenn@...>
- Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2005 20:26:12 -0400
On Thu, Aug 11, 2005 at 09:00:27PM -0300, Roberto Ierusalimschy wrote:
> > The license doesn't require renaming on modification. I don't think
> > that's a very good restriction, especially given that modifying Lua
> > to suit the particular needs of a project is actively encouraged.
> > It wouldn't be very nice to publically fork Lua and not rename it
> > (confusing), but there's nothing wrong with a project using a heavily
> > modified core and still saying "we use Lua".
> Actually, the license does not give anyone the right to use the name Lua :)
Unless a trademark is being claimed on the name (as you seem to be implying),
everyone has the right to use the name by default. I've never seen any (tm)
or (r) on the name Lua, or its logos, so I don't believe a trademark is being
(TINLA, of course.)