Windows 8's use of the UEFI Secure Boot
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Thu Sep 29 17:37:42 UTC 2011
On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 10:54 PM, Colin Watson <cjwatson at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 08:14:19PM -0700, Ernest Doub wrote:
> > The poster may be using the M$ to avoid any possibility of
> > for the unauthorized use of a trademarked name/abreviation that may be
> > viewed unfavorably by the legal department of the trademark holder.
> > Everybody knows what the euphemism refers to.� The use of it shows a
> > deliberate attempt to avoid infringing on the trademark while
> > an opinion.
> This makes no sense and I'm afraid it really just sounds like an excuse
> for using a childish name. Using a trademark to refer to the owner of
> the trademark is not trademark infringement.
> Let's be grown-ups about how we refer to our competitors.
> Colin Watson [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]
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Excuse me for not turning on the big red flashing sarcasm light.
<http://linuxcounter.net/cert/544489.png>Accidental deaths by firearms
account for less than 1% of the 30,000. There are three times as many
medical mistake deaths in the US than there are accidental gun deaths.
Perhaps we need safety locks on doctors and nurses?
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