Subject: RE: For Approval: Microsoft Permissive License
From: Russ Nelson <>
Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2007 00:52:35 -0400

Philippe Verdy writes:
 > My main concern against the Microsoft proposed licences is in their name:
 > they contain the copyrighted and severely restricted trademark name
 > "Microsoft", which restricts the way it can be cited.

A trademark may always be truthfully used without acknowledgement.

Insert appropriate disclaimers about how I'm not a lawyer, and even if
I was a lawyer, this wouldn't be legal advice, and even if it was
legal advice, you shouldn't act on it anyway, because I might be wrong.

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