[OpenAFS] OpenAFS 1.6.5 on OSX
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:42:20 -0400 (EDT)
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On Mon, 27 Apr 2015, Jeffrey Altman wrote:
> On 4/27/2015 7:13 AM, Jack Hill wrote:
> The agreement that was posted to the OpenAFS Foundation web site is not
> the "AFS" trademark agreement, it is the "OpenAFS" trademark agreement.
> That agreement is specific to the Foundation being permitted to
> incorporate using the "OpenAFS" name. The Foundation web site states
> that this agreement was between IBM and the original board members and
> the rights were then transferred to the Foundation. However, I do not
> see anything posted to the site that actually performs that transfer of
Thanks Jan and Jeffrey for your replies. Keeping this in mind and=20
re-reading the agreement I found a key sentence, "=E2=80=A6to use the Marks=
part of The OpenAFS Foundation name."
> The "AFS" trademark agreement is different. It is an agreement that
> specifies what protocol requirements exist to use the "AFS" mark (or a
> derivative) for software.
Is this agreement still secret? What work needs to be done to get it=20
Perhaps this is premature, but would OpenAFS consider chaining its name to=
avoid such restrictions?