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

Michel Alexandre Salim michel.salim at gmail.com
Sun Sep 4 16:07:14 UTC 2005

On Sun, 2005-09-04 at 09:31 -0500, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
> 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).
OK, I'm on it. How far does this extend - do I have to remove all
references to it in the upstream documentation as well?

- Michel

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