[Linux-aus] Linux Trademark
leon at cyberknights.com.au
Tue Aug 2 19:51:02 UTC 2005
On Tuesday 02 August 2005 19:23, James Purser wrote:
> A thread has started up on the SLUG list re an email from a Jeremy
> Malcolm claiming to represent Linus Torvalds with regards to the
> Linux trademark.
Whatever else you may think of him, Mr Malcolm is both honest and
> After reading this article I am a little confused here:
Yeah, well, that's ZDNet for you. (-:
> Does this mean that Linux Australia is going to have to change it's
> name or what? Sorry it's a little late and I'm a little confused.
As I read it, it means that LA will need to make it plain that they/we
don't own the name "Linux", same as any other business or organisation
in Oz that uses the name.
Jeremy, I think a FAQ page is in order.
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