On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 5:28 PM, Steve Litt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Wednesday 23 February 2011 11:07:52 Regular Joe wrote:Absolutely necessary is a relative thing. I doubt you'll be sued for a
> 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.
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
I see what you mean, but again, the CGILua module from the Kepler Project is much more like the wsgi module from Python, than an actual CGI Interface.
Technically speaking, KP would be the one who should change the name, as it's just plainly misleading... then again, they came first.
But i'm open for name recommendations!