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- Subject: Re: Name clash with Microsoft Longhorn "LUA"
- From: Juergen Luethje <jlpost@...>
- Date: Sat, 09 Apr 2005 23:22:42 +0200
Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo wrote:
>> If the authors of Lua have any trademarks or other rights of the
>> name "Lua" in the field of computing I suggest to contact MS ASAP.
> We don't have any rights of the name "Lua", though we do have Lua, the
> software, registered in our INPI (National Institute for Industrial
> Property). But I don't think we or PUC want or have resources to sue MS.
> Who does?
> Also, like I said before, LUA existed as an acronym long before Lua was born.
> It meant Logical Unit Application, whatever that is. See
Hopefully, Microsoft doesn't want or isn't able to forbid
you the usage of the name Lua.
In the past, they did so concerning the term "Windows":
wxWindows -> wxWidgets
Lindows -> Linspire
Windows Commander -> Total Commander