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Re: [PATCH] Book fixes: typos, grammar, consistency

From: Brian W. Fitzpatrick <fitz_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2004-05-07 16:45:11 CEST

On Fri, 2004-05-07 at 09:27, Michael Sweet wrote:

> That said, it appears that O'Reilly has its own spelling policy,
> similar to what Pearson had until a few years ago, to use Unix as
> the official spelling for UNIX. Since O'Reilly is publishing and
> presumably would be responsible for defending the use in court,
> my only remaining recommendation is to include a note in the
> frontmatter acknowledging the UNIX trademark and that Unix will
> be used to describe all UNIX and UNIX-like operating systems in
> the manual. That should cover any potential trademark infringement
> claims and make it clear that Unix != UNIX.

I think that we can trust O'Reilly, having actually published books
about [Uu][Nn][Ii][Xx] before, to Do The Right Thing.

Now can we please stop painting this bikeshed?;

-Fitz

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