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On Wednesday 23 February 2011 11:07:52 Regular Joe wrote:
> On a second though I suppose so, but renaming would be trivial, if really
> and absolutely necessary.... Don't get me wrong, I really like the
> Keplerproject, but CGILua is really much more like the wsgi module for
> Python, than a 'real' CGI Interface.

Absolutely necessary is a relative thing. I doubt you'll be sued for a 
trademark violation, but as far as the goodwill of the community, let me tell 
you a story.

I created, announced and made available on the web a free software project 
called VimOutliner. A few weeks later, a guy who had corresponded with me 
after seeing VimOutliner created, announced and made available a similar 
software called (drum roll please) "The Vim Outliner".

That was almost ten years ago, and to this day people are still confusing the 
two. Instead of comparing and contrasting the two softwares, to this day 
bloggers are *confusing* the two.

I was not amused. Neither were the other VimOutliner developers and users.

So if you'd prefer that ten years from now someone isn't writing something 
similar about you, you might want to change your software's name so it doesn't 
cause confusion.


Steve Litt
Recession Relief Package