Re: Registered Trademarks and Company names in Documentation
- From: Paul Cutler <pcutler gnome org>
- To: Shaun McCance <shaunm gnome org>
- Cc: GNOME Documentation <gnome-doc-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: Registered Trademarks and Company names in Documentation
- Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2010 17:16:24 -0600
I'll have to find the thread from last year where I asked this
question - IIRC, we did check with Luis who said we didn't ahve to.
(This was in regards to the Banshee docs I was writing and the word
On Sun, Dec 12, 2010 at 3:37 PM, Shaun McCance <shaunm gnome org> wrote:
> On Sun, 2010-12-12 at 20:19 +0100, Andre Klapper wrote:
>> Do we have to mark company names and registered third-party symbols
>> handled like "Microsoft Exchange" with something like ® or ™?
> IIRC (IANAL), we have no legal obligation to mark anybody's
> trademarks. I think we shouldn't bother with them at all,
> because they're distracting. The Evolution manual is the
> only doc I'm aware of that currently marks any trademarks.
>> Is there any guideline for this on the wiki?
> Not that I'm aware of. Probably worth putting into whatever
> will replace the style guide.
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