Subject: Re: Microsoft's Open Source Licenses
From: Simon Phipps <webmink@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 3 Nov 2007 20:45:40 +0000
Sat, 3 Nov 2007 20:45:40 +0000

On Nov 3, 2007, at 17:29, Alexander Terekhov wrote:

> On 11/3/07, Simon Phipps <webmink@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Nov 3, 2007, at 12:33, Alexander Terekhov wrote:
>>
>>> Uhmm. It appears that someone is deeply confused or misinformed here
>>> (a kind of a tiemann effect so to speak :-) ) . The registration
>>> record of OSI's word/service mark contains a disclaimer:
>>>
>>> "NO CLAIM IS MADE TO THE EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO USE "OPEN SOURCE" and
>>> "APPROVED LICENSE" APART FROM THE MARK AS SHOWN"
>>
>> No, not confused, just assuming Microsoft is acting in good faith and
>> thus will want to avoid the appearance of "embrace and extend" on the
>> Open Source service mark.
>
> What "Open Source service mark" are you talking about, Simon? Care to
> drop us (license-discuss mailing list subscribers, blacklisted ones
> including) a USPTO link to that "Open Source service mark" so that we
> (license-discuss mailing list subscribers, blacklisted ones including)
> can try to grok what are you talking about? TIA.

Thanks for the opportunity but I've been trolled enough for one day :-)

S.



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