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Daily Dose - Hudson Renamed "Jenkins" as Oracle Clings to Naming Rights

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You may recall the controversy that surfaced in December over the naming rights and trademarks surrounding the open source continuous integration engine, Hudson.  As those discussions between Oracle, CloudBees, and other Hudson contributors continued quietly over the holidays, we find today that the project leaders have arrived at a conclusion—it's too risky to be beholden to Oracle for the naming rights of project.  As a result, the project is being renamed to "Jenkins" (which still evokes the 'English butler' theme).  The project will be moved off of Oracle's infrastructure  and a temporary governance board will form.  There is obviously a lot of heated discussion on this news across the web today, which is expected since the project is very popular.

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Jordan Lee replied on Wed, 2011/01/12 - 10:18am

Umm. It hasn't been renamed yet? That was discussing a proposal. It *may* be renamed according to the results of a poll later this week.

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