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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Time for the ASF to send an Open Letter?
Date Sun, 27 Nov 2011 20:55:57 GMT
2011/11/26 Kazunari Hirano <khirano@gmail.com>:
> Hi Rob,
>
> Thanks.
>
> On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 9:44 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
>> Maybe think of it this way;  Kentucky Fried Chicken decided to rebrand
>> itself as "KFC" because the wanted to deemphasize the "fried" part,
>> for modern health-conscious consumers.  But that doesn't meant that
>> anyone can go out and open a store and call it "Kentucky Friend
>> Chicken".  Both trademarks continue to be enforced.
>>
>> (Do you have KFC in Japan?)
>
> Yes, we have KFC in Japan.
> http://www.kfc.co.jp/
> We sometimes recognize "Kentucky Fried Chicken" and very few mouth it.
> We often recognize "ケンタッキーフライドチキン" or "ケンタッキー"
and mouth it.
> http://www20.big.or.jp/~nisiguti/store/kfc.html
>
> We had "StarSuite," "スタースイート," in Japan.
> http://thenetworkisthecomputer.com/site/?p=699
> :)
>
> Now does the ASF control use of "OpenOffice.org" trademark localized versions?
> You can see some examples,
> http://openoffice.exblog.jp/7629990/
> [OOoCon Beijing Logo]  English version
>        Simplified Chinese version
> Korean version         Khmer version
>        Mayan version
>     Traditional Chinese version
>             Japanese version
> :)

I have no idea.  But my impression was that Oracle was not withholding
any relevant trademarks or domain names from us.

-Rob

> Thanks,
> khirano
>

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