Apple claims "Open Source" trademark

Russell Brady brady2 at
Wed Mar 17 20:45:17 UTC 1999

>>>>> "bruce" == bruce  <bruce at> writes:
>    bruce> Given the amount of contention regarding the trademark, the
>    bruce> easiest thing to do would be to place it in the public
>    bruce> domain and let it die of lost meaning.
>If you read the press release, 
>you will see towards the bottom:
>  "Open Source is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc."
>Like it or not, but now may be neccessary to come up with some of the
>documents regarding the trademark, how it was handled initially etc.
>Not only for Eric "Shoot Bill, get famous" Raymond, but in actual
>legal confronation with Apple.


Please note the press release now has the correct trademark information.  
Sorry about the confusion.

best regards


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