[Consortium] re: Linuxaudio.org updates

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Mar 20 10:04:40 EST 2006

On Mon, Mar 20, 2006 at 01:57:13 +0000, Daniel James wrote:
> >Calling the whole system just Linux is arguably a misuse of the 
> >trademark.
> Arguably so, and please rest assured that I have had the 'the talk' from
> RMS more than once, but in the case of linuxaudio.org the organisation 
> is specifically about the Linux kernel and related free software. We 
> don't cover audio on BSD, Darwin or any other free software platform. We 
> do recognise the The Linux Mark Institute and the work it has done to 
> defend the Linux trademark.

I agree with this, and in previous years a lot of the development effort
was specifically targeted at the linux kernel, but I feel that this is
becoming less true with time. In particular a small but significant
ammount of linux audio software now runs on OS X.

- Steve

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