No I am not implying anything other then there
is competition in the Zope marketplace and ZC has
positioned itself to be the one that ends up with the
most beans.

This is what makes the free market work and I would do
the same thing if I was in their shoes.

However, I am not in their shoes, and therefore don't 
want to brand their company and don't want to add my
beans to their pile of beans. Thats all I was saying.
                        Clark 








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> Uh, this is brand clarification... Sometimes people
> (well, people who don't
> pay enough attention) don't get that company X is
> associated with product Y.
> Look what happend to Borland when they changed their
> name to Inprise but
> kept the old product names.  For those folks who
> don't pay attention to
> every detail of goings on in the Zope community, or
> are not subscribed to
> lists, or are new to Zope, I imagine that a name
> discrepancy could be
> confusing...
> 
> I hope you aren't saying that basic, well
> thought-out, marketing strategies
> are somehow predatory behavior?  Let's not even try
> to compare this to
> "hijacking" in the style of a certain Redmond-based
> company.
> 
> Sean
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Clark O'Brien [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2001 3:57 PM
> To: Casey Duncan; R. David Murray; Chris Withers
> Cc: Stephan Richter; [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: Re: [Zope-dev] Competition
> 
> 
> I don't think ZC feels this way.
> 
> Note the comment by Hadar Pedhazur, Chairman of Zope
> Corporation:
> comment
> at:http://www.zope.com/News/PressReleases/DC2ZC
> 
> "This name change is intended to ensure that Zope
> and
> the company that develops Zope are more closely
> associated with one another in the marketplace."
> 
> 
> 
> --- Casey Duncan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > I think its only competition in the same sense as
> I
> > am competing with all of 
> > you for oxygen. 
> > 
> > Let's call it coopetition.
> > 
> >
> /---------------------------------------------------

> >   Casey Duncan, Sr. Web Developer
> >   National Legal Aid and Defender Association
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