[PC-BSD Testing] AppCafe naming concern (Re: 9-CURRENT 20110225 snapshot online)
doverosx at gmail.com
Sun Feb 27 12:34:46 PST 2011
On 2/27/2011 5:09 AM, Sam Lin wrote:
> On 27 February 2011 06:02, <testing-request at lists.pcbsd.org
> <mailto:testing-request at lists.pcbsd.org>> wrote:
> Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2011 10:44:16 -0500
> From: Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org <mailto:kris at pcbsd.org>>
> To: "testing at lists.pcbsd.org <mailto:testing at lists.pcbsd.org>"
> <testing at lists.pcbsd.org <mailto:testing at lists.pcbsd.org>>
> Subject: [PC-BSD Testing] 9-CURRENT 20110225 snapshot online
> In regard to the Software Browser, it has now been renamed the
> "AppCafe", and it should be functional for browsing / installing
> some of
> the PBIs we've uploaded for testing, such as firefox, thunderbird,
> openoffice, etc.
> - --
> Kris Moore
> I agree that "AppCafe" is a good name. However by calling
> "App-something" I am also very concerned about Apple - they tend to
> claim anything starting with those key-words like "App" or "i" except
> their own products are damaging their brand/trademark/image or
> infringe their patent. One of the most recent examples is the fight
> for trademark "AppStore" against Microsoft (For instance,
> I cannot help worrying - what if Apple files a complaint against the
> PCBSD project? Will the PCBSD project be able to, or have any resource
> to, defeat the giant in any patent lawsuit?
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PC-BSD doesn't make profits, I don't see how it could be considered an
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