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- Subject: Re: PSP and Lua Development
- From: KHMan <keinhong@...>
- Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2008 21:09:05 +0800
Specter Phoenix wrote:
That really doesn't matter. As one said, LUA Workshop refers to a
meeting, and his is referring to an IDE so in truth he needs no
permission to use the name LUA Workshop. I could make a series of video
tutorials that show how to make video games using Lua and name it LUA
Workshop without breaking copyright laws as it is neither an event nor a
IDE software application.
It's true that at the end of the day, the decision is entirely
with the OP. But... I'll bring up something that might or might
not be of relevance, but does leave me a bit uneasy at all this.
The thing I for one is uneasy about is the use of the "Lua
<something>" /namespace/ for niche projects when a name like "Lua
Workshop" is more suited for a major or mainstream Lua project.
For this reason, I am careful about treading on this namespace
when I submit projects to LuaForge, for instance.
The OP's project is Windows-only and specific to non-mainstream
users of PSP. People with zero preconceptions or knowledge, when
given the words "Lua Workshop", will probably assume it is a
serious, mainstream app that caters to mainstream Lua. For the
same reason, one would expect "Lua Compiler" to be some sort of
serious project linked closely to mainstream Lua. In a sense, "Lua
Workshop" may be sort of a misleading name for the OP's project,
and others have also noted the clashing of identities between this
project and the existing Lua conference.
So if a list member like me feel unease, it's not because I want
to deprive the OP of his or her right to name the project, but it
is out of concern about how the "Lua <something>" namespace is
being used. But of course, this is just one data point, and at the
end of the day, the decision is still with the OP.
Rob Kendrick wrote:
On Mon, 11 Aug 2008 02:23:52 +0100
"Louix" <Louix94@mail2web.com> wrote:
I know. I cotacted someone about that and he said it's absolutely
Would you like to say who?
Kein-Hong Man (esq.)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia