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Re: [xml-dev] "Open XML" et al... Blech... Re: [xml-dev] Micros oft buys the Swedish vote on OOXML?

I didn't get that at first.  Funny!  Googly eyes...


Len Bullard wrote:
> I know that.  It is just funny that that is the first return from Google and
> none on the first page reference OO whatsis except a certain obscure
> programming paradigm.  Maybe it is just the brand for a wide-eyed stare.
> And Brian Jones is a dead Rolling Stone, not a Beatle.
> ... although Brian-from-MS rates very high in the "Brian Jones" search so
> maybe he gets first dibs after dead guitarists drowned by their gardeners.
> Silly time... should we be asking Google not to watermark the beaches off
> Puerto Rico on their maps?  After all, copyrights for the Atlantic are
> "evil".
> len
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephen D. Williams [mailto:sdw@lig.net] 
> Trademark is by category.  With few exceptions, you can have the same 
> brand in different category (hence the fight, but coexistence of Apple 
> Computers and Apple Music (i.e. Beatles)).  Listing names are not 
> trademarks generally either.  So, my counter would be:
> On the first page of Google: oo office:
> itemZ230168520213QQihZ013QQcategoryZ3770QQcmdZViewItem
> http://ooextras.sourceforge.net/
> http://blogs.msdn.com/brian_jones/archive/2005/10/01/476067.aspx
> http://www.desktoplinux.com/news/NS5712069598.html
> http://www.oooforum.org/*
> *http://ccrma.stanford.edu/guides/planetccrma/Open_Office.html
> http://del.icio.us/omegerard/OO
> http://www.lautman.net/mark/coo/index.html
> sdw
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