On Thu, 29 Apr 2004, Josh Berkus wrote:
> And it's not like CMD is a total non-contributor in the way dbExperts
> is. While they're not patching modules to the main source, they've
> released several add-ons as OSS. If I was going to yank the trademark
> chain on anyone, it would be dbexperts.
Agreed ... CP has done various things to contribute to the project ...
> However, Linux did *not* get where it is today by Linus prohibiting the
> use of the name. We *should* send out letters to companies making sure
> that they have a trademark notice for us ("PostgreSQL is a Registered
> Trademark") ... but that opens up another sticky can o'worms, namely
> that the trademark is filed for PostgreSQL Inc, not for the PGDG, which
> legally doesn't exist.
Doesn't make it any less of a Registered Trademark though ...
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