Subject: Re: compatibility and the OSD
From: Russell Nelson <nelson@crynwr.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2004 14:11:35 -0400

Chuck Swiger writes:
 > Anyway, did you have a point to make?  People were talking about "open 
 > software", "open standards", and even "open source" before 1997 on Usenet, 

People were talking about windows on computer displays long before
Microsoft got a trademark on Windows.  Your point is orthogonal to the
way trademarks are granted.  Your point is pointless.  (/me nods at
Harry Nilsson.)

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