[cdi-dev] Project renaming

Mark Struberg struberg at yahoo.de
Fri May 17 07:28:57 EDT 2019

+1, the legal conept is called 'nominative use' of a mark.

Otoh I like the rename for consistency reasons with other EE specs and to make it clear that we switched packages.


> Am 17.05.2019 um 09:03 schrieb Markus KARG <markus at headcrashing.eu>:
> There is no such risk, as Oracle officially allows everybody explicitly to use the suffix "for Java". You only need to rename in case the word Java is used without "for".
> -Markus
> From: cdi-dev-bounces at lists.jboss.org [mailto:cdi-dev-bounces at lists.jboss.org] On Behalf Of Scott Stark
> Sent: Freitag, 17. Mai 2019 04:29
> To: cdi-dev at lists.jboss.org
> Subject: [cdi-dev] Project renaming
> One thing that needs to happen for each Jakarta EE project is a renaming to avoid the Oracle trademarked names and acronyms. The means that Contexts and Dependency Injection for Java needs to change to avoid the use of Java. The current proposed name from the steering committee is Jakarta Contexts and Dependency Injection.
> The projects should have been asked by the PMC what their preferred rename is, but I have not seen anything back from the CDI dev group. I had asked this question a while back but it appears to be have bounced due to not being subscribed, so I wanted to raise this question again.
> Are there other preferences this project would like the steering and specification committees to entertain?
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