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Tue Jan 8 17:58:49 UTC 2008
On Jan 8, 2008 9:43 AM, Robin 'Roblimo' Miller <robin at roblimo.com> wrote:
> Chris DiBona wrote:
> > Hey Robin;
> > It's been shortened to OS :-) But they really are different domains.
> > Chris (state department circa 1992)
> Well... that's State. I was talking about *real* intelligence agencies. :) *
> Moot in any case. The service mark is easier to protect, and I believe
> the moral/branding force is more important than legality here. A nice
> jingle with the tagline/close "OSI... means freedom" would do more good
> than 1000 lawyers dictating briefs to 10,000 legal secretaries at an
> hourly rate of 500 EU/hour.
> - Robin
> * I get to knock State to Chris because we're old friends and former
> coworkers, plus interagency ribbing is an old US gov't tradition. Do
> *not* take this as hostility.
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