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From Ralph Goers <ralph.go...@dslextreme.com>
Subject Re: OpenOffice or OpenOffice.org
Date Mon, 06 Jun 2011 00:13:24 GMT

On Jun 5, 2011, at 5:01 PM, Alexandro Colorado wrote:

> Hi I want to know if there is any formal clearance on the way OpenOffice.org
> ought to be reffered as.
> 
> Since the adquisition of Sun by Oracle, they start re-inciting misquotations
> of OpenOffice.org as "OpenOffice" even later they modified StarOffice as
> "Oracle Open Office"
> 
> As OpenOffice.org was transfered to Apache, the proposal is quoted as Apache
> OpenOffice. And now new mailing lists are generated as oo instead of ooo.
> 
> I understand there could be missconception as the beginning but lacking to
> address these issues they could become more structural as time goes by (ie.
> wikipage is easy to change, a mailing list is not as easy).
> 
> I would want some clarification on this topic so that the apache people
> could make a decision. Also for reasons regarding trademark is important to
> avoid legal issues as time goes by.

For reference, the OpenOffice trademark application can be found at http://tarr.uspto.gov/servlet/tarr?regser=serial&entry=85298190

Ralph
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