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Re: ConciseXML syntax and compatibility


michael plusch
David,

David Megginson wrote:

>Mike Plusch writes:
>
> 
>
<snip>

>
>Note, also, that the W3C holds a trademark on "XML" and can use it to
>prevent any potentially misleading uses of the term.  I'd recommend
>finding a name without "XML" in it sooner, so that you're not forced
>to change a lot more material later.  Something like "ConciseML" would
>probably be OK.
>

I just checked at: 
http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/2002/ipr-notice-20021231#W3C_Trademarks

And found the following:

> Terms which claimed as generic are not governed by any W3C license and 
> are used as common descriptors by the W3C.

<snip>

> XML (generic), Extensible Markup Language


Don't take this as legal advice or even accurate facts. Any "official" 
types for the W3C care to comment?

Patrick

-- 
Patrick Durusau
Director of Research and Development
Society of Biblical Literature
pdurusau@e...




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