Craig Sanders writes:
> On Fri, Sep 28, 2001 at 12:03:48AM -0400, Russell Nelson wrote:
> > Craig Sanders writes:
> > > On Thu, Sep 27, 2001 at 11:49:09PM -0400, Russell Nelson wrote:
> > > > > if anyone "hijacked" anything, it was bruce and esr who ran off
> > > > > with the domain that bruce registered on behalf of debian & spi, as
> > > > > debian project leader.
> > > >
> > > > Excuse me, but YOU are rewriting history. Check the domain
> > > > registration. It's owned by SPI.
> > >
> > > not at all.
> > "At all".
> "not at all" was a response to "but YOU are rewriting history."
> if you can understand it, then all will be clear.
Okay, I'm confused. Are you saying that Debian owns opensource.org?
But then why is SPI's name on the registration for opensource.org?
I understand that the impetus for creating SPI was to own the property
for the debian project. And that was seen to be a good idea, and SPI
decided to own property for other projects. One of those projects is
opensource.org, a project which developed into the Open Source
Initiative. A "trademark", Open Source, was thought to have been
created, and a registration was entered by SPI into the USPTO for a
trademark on Open Source. SPI also registered and owns
These are all facts which I believe to be true. Do you dispute any of
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