rpms/grhino/devel grhino-Makefile-in.patch, NONE, 1.1 grhino.desktop, NONE, 1.1 grhino.spec, NONE, 1.1 .cvsignore, 1.1, 1.2 sources, 1.1, 1.2

Tom 'spot' Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Sun Sep 4 14:31:56 UTC 2005

On Sun, 2005-09-04 at 14:01 +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:

> Same here as added as a comment to the "quarry" review ticket in bugzilla.
> Follow the link there, where it is mentioned that Mattel sent a cease and
> desist letter to a website which provided an Othello game.
> http://www.atmedia.net/TWWWEP/noothello.html
> >From a legal standpoint, I doubt you may call this implementation an
> "Othello/Reversi game" and get away with mentioning the trademark owner.
> You could call it Reversi, since that name is not trademarked. But even
> mentioning Othello would enter the same field as Tetris: to benefit from
> a well-known trademarked name and game concept.

I agree with Michael here. This is the fuzzy gray area of trademark fair
use, and I'd rather that we just refer to it as "Reversi" and remove all
references to Othello (tm).

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