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Bug 4103 - [Primer] Questionable use of fictitious corp. name "Contoso Ltd."
Summary: [Primer] Questionable use of fictitious corp. name "Contoso Ltd."
Alias: None
Product: WS-Policy
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Primer (show other bugs)
Version: FPWD
Hardware: PC Windows XP
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Christopher Ferris
QA Contact: Web Services Policy WG QA List
Depends on:
Reported: 2006-12-20 16:50 UTC by Christopher Ferris
Modified: 2007-03-13 21:49 UTC (History)
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Description Christopher Ferris 2006-12-20 16:50:51 UTC
Title: Questionable use of fictitious corp. name "Contoso Ltd."

Description: The Primer uses a fictitious corporation name, Contoso Ltd., throughout the Primer in its running example. It isn't clear that use of such a fictitious name, without w3c copyright/trademark ownership, is advisable. Should a company be incorporated with that name, then the Policy 1.5 primer would be in essence providing it with free advertising... Worse, the company might sue the W3C for copyright/trademark infringement.

Justification: see description

Proposed Resolution: Change all occurances of "Contoso" and/or "Contoso Ltd." to "" and change all "" domain references to "".
Comment 1 Christopher Ferris 2007-03-13 21:49:03 UTC
[17:46] cferris: RESOLUTION: 4103 closed with proposal in
[17:46] cferris: rrsagent, where am i?
[17:46] RRSAgent: See