rlaager at pidgin.im
Mon Dec 5 19:54:23 EST 2022
I agree with the approach proposed.
On 12/2/22 14:16, Gary Kramlich wrote:
> As I wrote previously AWS has released a container runtime tool
> named Finch. I just got off of a call with Pamela Chestek who
> represented GNOME in their trademark case against Groupon.
> She suggested that she reach out to their legal team on our behalf in
> an informal manner, basically a "we don't want to raise a big stink
> about this, but this isn't right" kind of thing. She is imagining that
> the developers of the other tool didn't get the name cleared by legal,
> and since we both run on the same platform (macOS) and that Finch is
> available via the Pidgin HomeBrew package, that they're close enough
> that there could be confusion.
> She is estimating 30 minutes to an hour of her time to find the right
> contact and get this sent out with an hourly rate of 385 USD. We
> wouldn't be on the hook for anything after that, and we can decide the
> next steps depending on their response. I just realized I completely
> forgot to ask about a retainer, but I can't imagine that'd be
> necessary unless this gets much more serious.
> I told her I would get back to her early next week, so I would like
> for everyone to respond with a yay to proceed or a nay to do nothing
> by Tuesday December 6th at 1800 UTC. See
> for the time in your repective timezones.
>  https://lists.imfreedom.org/pipermail/board/2022-November/000658.html
>  https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/opensource/introducing-finch-an-open-source-client-for-container-development/
>  https://www.chesteklegal.com/
>  https://lwn.net/Articles/619986/
> Gary Kramlich <grim at reaperworld.com>
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