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Re: [OT] Turtle

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-05-18 19:14:45 CEST

BobF wrote:
> Steve,
> This looks very good - better than I can do.
> Did anybody else see these items from the Turtle license?
> ---------
> 4. The name "Turtle" and "ThoughtWorks, Inc." must not be used to endorse
> or promote products derived from this software without prior written
> permission. For written permission, please contact
> opensource@thoughtworks.com.
> 5. Products derived from this software may not be called "Turtle" or
> "ThoughtWorks", nor may "Turtle" or "ThoughtWorks" appear in their
> name, without prior written permission of ThoughtWorks, Inc.
> ----------

I did. That's why I'm worried that they eventually start going after us.
I'm not sure, but I think a trademark is only valid if you "defend" it,
so they might have to defend it by having us change our project name
(we're talking about lawyers here, not developers).


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