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Apple to rename Rendezvous as part of copyright deal

updated 03:30 pm EST, Fri February 18, 2005

Apple to rename Rendezvous

In the coming months, Apple will change the name of its Rendezvous networking technology to "," according to documents shown to AppleInsider. Last year, Tibco Software entered into a trademark dispute with Apple over its use of the Rendezvous name, alleging that the Apple technology, used in products such as Mac OS X and the iTunes Music Store, infringed on its exclusive rights to the Rendezvous name. In July 2004, the two companies agreed to end the dispute through a mutual out of court settlement. Sources close to the negotiations said that, as part of the deal, Apple agreed to phase out its use of the "Rendezvous" name in time.




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  1. kernelg

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    What about "Holla!"

    Too street? "Bonjour" is a little stuffy, non?

  1. njfuzzy

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    OpenTalk?

    I thought at the time of the settlement, Apple announced that Rendezvous would become OpenTalk?

  1. Monstermind

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    A French name?

    Bad move, Steve. This won't go unanswered.

  1. tabarnak

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    bonjour!

    stuffy? t ben cave esti!

  1. tabarnak

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    re: A French name?

    and what language do you think 'rendezvous' is, crisse d'epais!

  1. njfuzzy

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    French Name?!

    Sacre Bleu!

  1. Roehlstation

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Howdy

    I like Howdy better.

  1. Voch

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    Aloha?

    I like Aloha.

  1. jimothy

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    How about...

    "Wazzup?"

    Oh, but then Budweiser would probably sue. And I'm sure Apple is eager to say au revoir to this whole trademark mess.

  1. slider

    Joined: Dec 1969

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    RE: Aloha?

    Yes, that's a great name. Frelling Bonjour is dren, they gotta do better than that.

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