Subject: Re: compatibility and the OSD
From: Rick Moen <>
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2004 13:04:33 -0700

Quoting Mark Shewmaker (

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> I was of course not suggesting that OSI refer people to an organization
> that misuses to the "open source" trademark, such as SDC is doing.

"Open source" is almost certainly not defendable by OSI in court as a

(Prior point about this being a digression incorporated by reference.)