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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1441659 - /openoffice/site/trunk/templates/sidenav.mdtext
Date Sat, 02 Feb 2013 01:29:47 GMT
On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 8:00 PM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> On Feb 1, 2013, at 3:46 PM, Rob Weir wrote:
>
>> On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 6:40 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
>>> -1
>>>
>>
>> I've reverted that commit.  Getting this wrong could have serious
>> repercussions, so let's make sure we get it right.
>
> Not exactly. You left the link which was the main thing I wanted to add! A full revert
would have been anti-social. The sociable thing is to ask the committer to do it. It's their
commit and we are all in this together. OK.
>

IMHO, the sociable thing is not to feel such exclusive ownership over
one's commit that one would be offended if someone else reverted it
because they thought it was harmful.  We are all in this together,
right?

> +1 on your change to my commit.
>
> Go ahead and get an opinion from trademarks@. I think that they will say that this fits
a registered trademark other than the US trademark. For example the one in China. A clarification
is needed, but not on legal-discuss.
>

I've read over the Chinese registration, via Google translates, and I
don't see it applying to websites.  But perhaps someone on trademarks@
has some better Chinese legal advice.

Regards,

-Rob

> Best Regards,
> Dave
>
>>
>> -Rob
>>
>>> Could we please take this to legal-discuss, or to Trademarks@?  I know
>>> you think you are protecting the OpenOffice.org trademark.  So your
>>> intentions are good.   But I'm pretty sure that you are actually
>>> risking the trademark by applying it to the website when the trademark
>>> registration is explicitly for software, not for a website.
>>>
>>> So let's revert that until we get further clarification.  You don't
>>> want to mess around with trademark fraud.
>>>
>>> Thanks.
>>>
>>> -Rob
>>>
>>> On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 6:26 PM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:
>>>> The next shed to bike ;-)
>>>>
>>>> On Feb 1, 2013, at 3:21 PM, wave@apache.org wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Author: wave
>>>>> Date: Fri Feb  1 23:21:23 2013
>>>>> New Revision: 1441659
>>>>>
>>>>> URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1441659&view=rev
>>>>> Log:
>>>>> No clear link back to www.openoffice.org
>>>>>
>>>>> Modified:
>>>>>   openoffice/site/trunk/templates/sidenav.mdtext
>>>>>
>>>>> Modified: openoffice/site/trunk/templates/sidenav.mdtext
>>>>> URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/openoffice/site/trunk/templates/sidenav.mdtext?rev=1441659&r1=1441658&r2=1441659&view=diff
>>>>> ==============================================================================
>>>>> --- openoffice/site/trunk/templates/sidenav.mdtext (original)
>>>>> +++ openoffice/site/trunk/templates/sidenav.mdtext Fri Feb  1 23:21:23
2013
>>>>> @@ -5,6 +5,8 @@
>>>>>  - [License](/license.html)
>>>>>  - [Trademarks](/trademarks.html)
>>>>>  - [Press](/press.html)
>>>>> +  - [OpenOffice.org®](http://www.openoffice.org/)
>>>>> +
>>>>> # Community
>>>>>
>>>>>  - [Get Involved](/get-involved.html)
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>

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