On Wednesday 23 February 2011 11:33:10 Sebastien Lai wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 5:28 PM, Steve Litt
> > 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.
> 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