[Foundation] Clarifications On Name Change Proposal

Richard Dobson richard at dobson-i.net
Tue Jul 1 03:24:29 CDT 2003

> > Nonetheless, for the sake of forward motion, perhaps it's sufficient to
> > put upper and lower bounds on the cost and move on.
> I would argue that the costs of *not* making a name change would be far
> more exorbitant in terms of lost sponsors, lowered effectiveness as a
> standards body, etc. In any case, I think a reasonable estimate for name
> change expenses would be a few hundred dollars to $1K. I can't speak for
> other sponsors, but Jive Software would be willing to pick up some of
> these expenses.

I should hope so too since it would be your company directly benefiting from
this should it happen, I would hope you would be willing to shoulder a
significant amount of the expenses not just some, afterall you are among the
most vocal for this change to take place.


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