[standards-jig] Another JNG Thread - Trademark

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Mon Aug 19 14:47:23 UTC 2002


Maybe we shouldn't worry too much about this until we move beyond the
stage of talk. :)

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
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On Sun, 18 Aug 2002, Adam Theo wrote:

> Hi all.
> 
> With all this talk on Jabber NextGen recently, I've been wondering 
> exactly how we should plan on referring to it in the future. Will it 
> actually be called "Jabber Next Generation", with namespace prefixes of 
> "jng", perhaps? Or will it be "Jabber 2.0" as I've been using? Or 
> something different, not named after Jabber?
> 
> I used to think that it should be "Jabber 2.0", since Jabber NextGen is 
> too code-name-ish. I used to hate the name "Jabber", but have becom 
> rather fond of the silly name. But as some have pointed out, the 
> resulting generic transport protocol would *not* be Jabber, and would 
> likely only confuse people who are not involved with the development. 
> So, I'm thinking that a completely new name should be in order. We 
> should begin discussing it now, I think.
> 
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