Re: Proposed MBF - mentions of the word "Ubuntu"
It is hard to avoid the irony in asserting ownership of the word
"ubuntu". The contrast with its native meaning, "all of us contribute
to the identity of one and other", is striking.
In a philosophical sense, the action approaches satire. Its an
Orwellian joke on Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela.
----- "Ian Jackson" wrote:
> It appears that Canonical have gone to war with anyone who mentions
> the word "Ubuntu" in a way they don't like:
> Normally we take a relaxed approach to trademarks. We use them,
> expecting that in the cases where trademark law gives the trademark
> holder a say, the holder approves of our uses, which we think are
Ean Schuessler, CTO
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