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Sorry, but what do stars have to do with it? That's like saying DuckDuckGo should be allowed to rename itself as Google if they become more popular than Google. https://github.com/caolan/async had zero stars (i.e. didn't exist) back when I released async.js.

I'm just saying you're going to have a hard time convincing everyone that your project is the "async" JavaScript library. I presume you don't plan on suing them for trademark infringement.

It's annoying (it's happened to me too) but I don't think there's much you can do about it. Especially when the name is incredibly generic.


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