[Members] XMPP Logo (was: Re: Promotion: FOSDEM)

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Wed Nov 26 06:55:33 CST 2008


On Wed Nov 26 12:53:14 2008, Jonathan Schleifer wrote:
> Am 26.11.2008 um 13:30 schrieb Florian Jensen:
> 
>> The XSF has a license for the use of the name. This has nothing to  
>>  do with Cisco.
> 
> 
> Wrong. Cisco owns the trademark on the name as they bought Jabber  
> Inc.

*sigh*

Cisco cannot do anything to undermine its use, is what Florian  
obviously means, since the licensing deal with the XSF is  
pre-existent, and Cisco cannot alter it post-facto. So the use by the  
XMPP community of the Jabber trademark is outside of Cisco's control.

Dave.
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