[SciPy-dev] Please vote on the names

Fonnesbeck, Chris Chris.Fonnesbeck at MyFWC.com
Tue Jan 3 21:08:31 CST 2006


On 1/3/06 9:59 PM, "Andrew Straw" <strawman at astraw.com> wrote:

> Do names like "numerics" or "numeriks" open us up to cease-and-desist
> letters with anything more than empty-threat status from someone who
> owns a trademark on "numerix"?

According to my wife (a pretty good lawyer), they are close enough as to be
confusing for a potential consumer (recall Lindows), so they should be
avoided.

C.

-- 
Christopher J. Fonnesbeck

Population Ecologist, Marine Mammal Section
Fish & Wildlife Research Institute (FWC)
St. Petersburg, FL

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Warnell School of Forest Resources
University of Georgia
Athens, GA

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