Posted Feb 24, 2005 19:49 UTC (Thu) by dberkholz
In reply to: Lindows Lawsuit
Parent article: How to Kill Linux (PC Magazine)
To be more specific, Lindows was arguing that "windows" was a commonly known name for GUIs before Microsoft trademarked "Windows," and it had pretty solid support for its case. In lieu of losing its right to keep everyone else from calling their GUI software "Windows" and generating a ton of confusion and probably money loss for MS, MS settled.
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