Apple claims "Open Source" trademark

Russell Brady brady2 at
Thu Mar 18 00:01:22 UTC 1999

>[I'm keeping the Cc: to the Apple people]
>On Wed, Mar 17, 1999 at 12:24:54PM -0800, Tor Slettnes wrote:
>> If you read the press release, 
>> you will see towards the bottom:
>>   "Open Source is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc."
>In good faith, I think that's a typo.  It actually reads:
>  NOTE: Apple, the Apple logo, Macintosh, Mac OS, Power Macintosh and
>  WebObjects are registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. Open Source
>  is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc.
>I don't see a reason why "Apple Computer, Inc." should be mentioned twice. 
>It would be interesting to know what they intended to write there...
>"Software in the Public Interest"?  I hope.
>					Marcelo Magallon


yes -- it was a typo.  The correct release was issued over the wire and 
is now on our website...sorry for any confusion caused.

best regards


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