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SubjectRe: Linux 2.2.18pre21
Matti Aarnio wrote:
>
> On Fri, Nov 10, 2000 at 11:57:45AM +0200, Constantine Gavrilov wrote:
> > > Cisco Trademark is EtherChannel -- there the capitalization
> > > is important. We could call it ETHERNETCHANNEL (and even
> > > "Etherchannel" or "ETHERCHANNEL") get away with it clean.
> > > ...
> > > > Regards,
> > > > Willy
> > >
> > > /Matti Aarnio
> >
> > ISDN uses "channel bonding", not bonding. As for "Etherchannel", let us
> > change it to "EtherChannel" is this is how it is called.
>
> Anything but "EtherChannel" -- trademark people are sometimes
> unpleasant when they consider something being infringed.
> (And nowhere as much as in USA..)
>
> We dont' have cisco approval of using their trademark in Linux
> kernel feature name, or do we ?
>


Gee, we do not call it EtherChannel, we say CISCO calls it EtherChannel. Where
is the infringment here? Are people that paranoid or it is just me who is not
getting it?

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