[linux-elitists] point of order (was Re: The North American Free Software Conference: Freedom-IT)

Don Marti dmarti@zgp.org
Tue Oct 23 16:03:54 PDT 2007

begin Teh Entar-Nick quotation of Tue, Oct 23, 2007 at 02:53:56PM +0100:
> Don Marti:
> > > User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US;
> > >         rv: Gecko/20070728 Thunderbird/ Mnenhy/
> > 
> > Added a regex for that mailer.
> I always just filtered all MUA headers that had "Windows" in them.  I
> think the trademark hullabaloo with X squeezed everybody into "X11" as
> an identifying string.

Refusing to pretend that "Windows" is a trademark was
worth $20 million to Michael Robertson.  If somebody
else wants to go for the big payday by calling an
OS or MUA "windows"-something, that's pretty elitist
and I'm not going to stand in the way.

* and could be again... http://www.linuxworld.com/community/?q=node/1403

Don Marti                    

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