[hobbit] "Hobbit" name legal stuff; slight name change will happen

T.J. Yang tj_yang at hotmail.com
Fri Aug 1 16:38:11 CEST 2008

T.J. Yang

> From: tj_yang at hotmail.com
> To: hobbit at hswn.dk
> Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2008 09:01:15 -0500
> Subject: RE: [hobbit] "Hobbit" name legal stuff; slight name change will happen
> ________________________________
> > Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2008 09:45:21 -0400
> > From: gumby3203 at gmail.com
> > To: hobbit at hswn.dk
> > Subject: Re: [hobbit] "Hobbit" name legal stuff; slight name change will happen
> > 
> > I think it's worth asking, have those same lawyers yet stumbled upon The Shire?
> > 
> > I agree with the most recent postings about PHBs and the name "Hobbit", but I wonder if the lawyers would accept HOBBIT (as opposed to Hobbit or H.O.B.B.I.T.).  All caps would seem to imply it as an acronym, not needing those ugly periods.
> I really like the name change case of Ethereal.
> Ethereal -> WireShark
> Now we have "hobbit" need to be changed.
> hobbit -> hobbitmon
>               hobbitmonitor (how about this one ? longer but no confusion)
> I like the hobbitmon the best now but I am concern about the "mon"(mother) part when presenting the software.

Is hobbitmon.com owned by community member here ?
Just right after proposing "hobbitmonitor" naming, I grabbed the "hobbitmonitor.com".
This name will be donated to the hobbit community if we(Henrik) decide to use HobbitMonitor over hobbitmon.


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