Trademarks exist to avoid confusion in the public about who or what a particular name refers to. Trademark right are not given automatically, but trademarks have to be explicitly claimed and actively defended. A quick search shows no trademark registration on the name "Twine" in the context of Python packaging, nor any statement in the project's ...


I believe it would be a really bad idea. You want to have complete (legal) control over the image of your organization, not have anybody being able to use it legally (share alike or weaker rights) or take it, deface it and use it to disparage you.

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