[Foundation-l] Rethinking brands

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Wed May 9 07:55:35 UTC 2007

On 09/05/07, Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> On 5/8/07, Brianna Laugher <brianna.laugher at gmail.com> wrote:

> would not necessarily make the Wikipedia branding approach problematic
> any more so than GMail's popularity makes it a bad idea to call it
> "Google Mail"). But so far, the differences are orders of magnitude
> large.

You mean, the way GMail operates as Google Mail in the UK?

> > Speaking for my involvement with Commons, I want success for Commons
> > on its own terms. Not just as a service project to Wikipedia.

> The naming does not at all imply that it would be a service project.

*cough* It is a service project. If it tried to break away from that,
we'd need another service project.

- d.

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