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Subject: Re: [boost] Proposal for new variants of the Boost logo.
From: Edouard A. (edouard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-02-08 14:27:38

>You can copyright names in a given context. For example you can copyright
boost so that no software >library but your own may call itself "boost". It
becomes a brand. But someone can come up with clothes >called "Boost" and
you can't prevent them from using your name unless you copyrighted the name
of boost >for clothes as well (or the usage will harm you somehow, as you
can guess it's to who's going to get the >best lawyers).
>Copyrights have a limited reach, you need to pay for copyright per country
and per class.

Sorry I red and wrote too quickly, I meant trademark, copyright is a
different thing. You were correct about not being able to copyright a word
in itself.


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