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Re: heeey isnt this a rip off????

On Thu, Apr 28, 2005 at 07:08:54PM -0400, William Hooper wrote:
> David Curry wrote:
> > Matthew Miller wrote:
> >> On Thu, Apr 28, 2005 at 01:30:37PM -0400, David Cary Hart wrote:
> >>>> http://www.fedora.info/about/
> >>>> these people are calling THERE Project the fedora project isnt this
> >>>> a no no?

> >>> They claim that Redhat has infringed on THEIR use of Fedora.

> >> And their claim has a lot of merit, in my non-lawyer opinion.

> > For an independent source establishing use of "fedora" by Cornell and
> > Uof Va see http://freshmeat.net/projects/fedora/ which is dated Monday,
> > May 19, 2003.

> There is the little fact that the name Fedora for this project comes out
> of Warren Togami's Fedora project, which was started in Dec. 2002.
> http://www.fedora.us/pipermail/fedora-devel/2003-March/000454.html
> All of this is old news.

But not as old as this: from 1998:

Search for FEDORA.

Its in the list of talks given at the 1998  European Conference for
Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries

GOOGLE KNOWS ALL, TELLS ALL.... (well, mostly anyway :)

Jeff Kinz, Emergent Research, Hudson, MA.

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