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Re: Linux trademark and PostgreSQL

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,Lance Obermeyer <LObermey(at)pervasive(dot)com>,pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org,Robert Bernier <robert(dot)bernier5(at)sympatico(dot)ca>
Subject: Re: Linux trademark and PostgreSQL
Date: 2005-08-19 20:45:45
Message-ID: 20050819174503.Q1002@ganymede.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, 19 Aug 2005, Joshua D. Drake wrote:

> Bruce Momjian wrote:
>> Why not just put the mark into the public domain?  I think it might
>> already be there.
>
> Well that was kind of my point about not being enforceable. The PostgreSQL 
> trademark would be almost impossible to enforce as it never
> has been encforced.

Until recently, the Linux trademark wasn't being enforced either, to the 
best of my knowledge ... obviously it doesn't take much to change that, if 
this initiative that is being discussed is making headway ...


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