Re: wpoison, is it okay?
Branden Robinson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > I agree with Branden's analysis of the license provisions you posted,
> > but I think he a little overstates the issues with trademarks. In
> > general, trademarking a name of a piece of software (and restricting
> > the use of the name) has not been viewed to have anything to do with
> > whether the software is free.
> Hence why I said "any party that attempts to use laws other than
> copyright law to stop people from exercising their freedoms under the
> Where did I assert that trademarking the name of a piece of software has
> anything to do with whether the software is free?
I didn't say it did; I just said that I think you might have
overstated the issue slightly, so I wanted to add that some potential
issues with trademarks are not actually issues. I was only intending
clarification, not any implication that I thought we had a
disagreement of substance.