[ILUG] OSI was re: wu-ftpd
dave.wilson at heanet.ie
Fri Nov 3 18:00:03 GMT 2000
> > A trademark on "Open Source"? Hmmm...
Just like using copyright to enforce copyleft :-)
> has some details, not sure if really is a trademark or not though and
> it's the Open Source INtitute, not Foundation as I said above,
There was a trademark application in the US, but it fell through. I think
"Open Source" was rejected as being too generic to trademark. Instead, the
Open Source Institute offer an "OSI Certified" mark for licenses which satisfy
the Open Source Definition.
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