I don't really like deanster myself, but at least we all know what we mean :). We'll put up a naming thread later -- but keep coming up w/ideas!
Z Zephyr Teachout Internet Organizing & Outreach Dean for America [EMAIL PROTECTED] Meetup at http://www.deanforamerica.com/meetup Get local at http://action.deanforamerica.com Contribute at http://www.deanforamerica.com/contribute -----Original Message----- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jay R. Ashworth Sent: Monday, July 28, 2003 2:43 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [hackers] RE: More on Deanster Participant Content On Mon, Jul 28, 2003 at 02:41:44PM -0500, Jon Lebkowsky wrote: > One other point about Deanster: you might get some flak from Friendster if > you combine that concept with that name. The Friendster guys aren't > necessarily Dean supporters. Zephyr, you might discuss with legal whether > there's any exposure - obviously it's a great name but a legal hassle would > make it counterproductive, I'm afraid. Do you really think so, Jon, inasmuch as they're *both* (fairly explicitly) derivative of "Napster", which in itself didn't really mean anything? Cheers, -- jra -- Jay R. Ashworth [EMAIL PROTECTED] Member of the Technical Staff Baylink RFC 2100 The Suncoast Freenet The Things I Think Tampa Bay, Florida http://baylink.pitas.com +1 727 647 1274 OS X: Because making Unix user-friendly was easier than debugging Windows -- Simon Slavin, on a.f.c