[cdi-dev] Project renaming

Markus KARG markus at headcrashing.eu
Fri May 17 08:58:10 EDT 2019

So CDI is meanwhile an Ecipse project?

-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Struberg [mailto:struberg at yahoo.de] 
Sent: Freitag, 17. Mai 2019 13:29
To: Markus KARG
Cc: Scott Stark; cdi-dev
Subject: Re: [cdi-dev] Project renaming

+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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