Re: Apple and Open Source

From: "J(dot)H(dot)M(dot) Dassen" <jdassen(at)wi(dot)leidenuniv(dot)nl>
To: spi-general(at)lists(dot)spi-inc(dot)org, bruce(at)hams(dot)com
Cc: rms(at)gnu(dot)org
Subject: Re: Apple and Open Source
Date: 1999-03-17 09:53:49
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On Wed, Mar 17, 1999 at 09:09:51 +0000, Jules Bean wrote:
> b) Regain control of the OS mark, and enforce it.

I agree. Let's go about it nicely at first, and if a company persists in
labelling something "Open Source" that isn't, use the judical system ("cease
and desist" letters).

> should have a high-profile front-page saying "The APSL is
> not currently considered open-source, because..", "The IBM Jikes licenses
> is not currently considered open-source, because..."

Agreed, but most likely that means SPI will have to take back
first. Bruce, you're the current administrative contact for,
which is registered on behalf of SPI under its old address; what's your take
on this?

UNFAIR Term applied to advantages enjoyed by other people which we tried
to cheat them out of and didn't manage. See also DISHONESTY, SNEAKY,
- The Hipcrime Vocab by Chad C. Mulligan

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