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Re: Waste of time... (aka. Trademarks)



On Sun, 2003-11-09 at 14:56, seth vidal wrote:
> Let me ask this - if you were worried about being sued for Trademark
> infringement would you want this ironed out now, or later?
> 

If you're so paranoid then join another project or work it out with RH
personally.  They do have lawyers you can talk to.

> Oh, but what about when I spent my time and no money to develop software
> that red hat uses, should they stop being ungrateful pricks and realize
> I am owed something? Oh, wait, I'm not owed anything, I chose to release
> it under a license which said no one owes me anything.
> 

Yeah and so did thousands of other people who aren't on this list
whining about trademarks.  RH answered your questions, if your not
satisfied take this up with them personally.

> Yep, and a lot of us want to make sure we're going to be contributing in
> such a way that 1. will make it possible for others not associated with
> red hat to use it and 2. won't cause us to be victim of a lawsuit.
> 

You and your cohorts can take this up with RH personally, despite how
you feel, development goes on, and this is the development list, not a
trademark list.

-sb

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