Subject: Re: Outdated ion3 pkgsrc in violation of the license
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org>
From: Tom Spindler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/29/2007 01:32:48
> Anyway, I think he's being unreasonable. Even if I had committed this update
> "on time", a next one would have been too late. The guy just seems to have a
> problem with packagers in general. He has even threatened with legal action
> against some[*]. That's not someone I want to deal with, and others here have
> expressed similar opinions.
> [*] http://www.archlinux.org/pipermail/tur-users/2007-April/004634.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ion_(window_manager) has some background
on the issue, too. (And as an aside, neither the US Patent and
Trademark office nor the Finnish trademark office (PRH) know nothing
about this purported trademark.)
Probably best all around that it stays out of pkgsrc entirely.