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Old 06-23-2007, 09:31 PM   #1
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LXer: No More Mr. Open-Source Nice Guy


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For many years, the term "open source" has been subject to abuse. Despite efforts by the OSI (Open Source Initiative) to trademark the phrase, the USPTO (U.S. Patent and Trademark Office) claimed the phrase was too generic to be trademarked, thereby weakening efforts to guard against its improper usage, according to Danese Cooper, secretary and treasurer of the OSI board.

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Old 06-23-2007, 09:40 PM   #2
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and so why is microsoft allowed to pantent generic stuff
 
  


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