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Tomdroid name, potential legal issue, do we care?


Hey guys,

You my have heard that Tomdroid renamed itself to Tomdroyd to avoid
trademark infringement on "droid" (owned by LucasArts).  I don't know
if this is really a valid concern at all, but I figured since Tomdroid
isn't in the market yet now would be a good time to decide if anyone
cares about the potential for trouble.

For what it's worth, I'd be fine with you guys simply calling
yourselves "Tomboy for Android".  I'm guessing the name only matters
when you distribute it, so using "tomdroid" for the project name, repo
name, and in code probably wouldn't be an issue.

But I'm not a lawyer and know pretty much nothing about this subject.


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