Minor issues with Cygwin/X FAQ webpage

Jon TURNEY jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk
Fri Jul 24 12:43:00 GMT 2015


On 21/07/2015 15:36, Mouse wrote:
>>> In FAQ item 1.9, [...]
>>> Surely those list addresses shouldn't _all_ be the same...?
>> This piece of text obviously doesn't make much sense after the
>> search-and-replace which happened when the cygwin-xfree list was
>> deprecated.
>
> Ah!  I wondered how that had happened.  Makes perfect sense now.
> Though, I do note, the new wording makes it sound as though cygwin@ is
> specifically for Cygwin/X, rather than all of Cygwin.  As a strawman
> for a fix, how about
>
> 	Not for Cygwin/X specifically, but Cygwin/X traffic is
> 	appropriate for the main Cygwin list at cygwin@....
>
>>>      12.8. Isn't "XWin" trademarked by StarNet Communications?
>
>>>      No.  A quick search at the United States Patent and Trademark
>>>      Office for "XWin" [...]
>>> The question does not specify a jurisdiction; [...]
>> I don't know why this is in the FAQ.  It seems to record the
>> discussion at [1].
>
> It does, it does indeed.  I did a few searches against the archives,
> but must have missed the search terms which would have turned up that
> one.  (Not surprising; my search-fu is quite weak.)
>
>> How would you suggest rewriting this?
>
> It could be as simple as changing the answer to something like
>
> 	Not in the USA, at least; a quick search at...

I've adjusted the FAQ text in those areas.

Thanks for your comments.

-- 
Jon TURNEY
Volunteer Cygwin/X X Server maintainer

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