Subject: Re: How Microsoft Thinks
From: Russell Nelson <nelson@crynwr.com>
Date: 30 Dec 1998 16:53:57 -0000

Adam Di Carlo writes:
 > "Russell" == Russell Nelson <nelson@crynwr.com> writes:
 > > "Open Source" exists as a trademark for several reasons:
 > 
 > It seems to me that OSI is not actively protecting the trademark,
 > and it is bound to lapse pretty soon into untrademarkable status.

Send reports to mark-misuse@opensource.org please.

One of the things I've found out about trademarks is that they're
really only aimed at commerce.  There's little we can do to prevent
the press from misusing the mark, other than by gentle persuasion.

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