Mark H. Wood
mwood at IUPUI.Edu
Thu Jun 12 15:06:05 CEST 2014
On Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 09:34:51AM +0200, Werner Koch wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Jun 2014 02:45, jerome at jerome.cc said:
> > any copyright issue we might have to use another name, at least until we
> > get approval to use the traditional Adele name from the copyright holder.
> A name is not copyrightable, in particular not a common name like that
> of Peter's Grandma. In any case, if it is really GPL, it is not a
> problem at all.
Copyright isn't used for names, but a name in association with a
business or service can, in some jurisdictions, be protected by
*trademark* or *service mark*.
Mark H. Wood, Lead System Programmer mwood at IUPUI.Edu
Machines should not be friendly. Machines should be obedient.
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