Re: 6X86 CPUs

Evan Jeffrey (
Fri, 13 Jun 1997 14:10:13 -0500

>On Thu, 12 Jun 1997, Howard Wilson wrote:
>> Now, don't get me wrong, I do NOT wave an Intel flag. Claiming a copyright
>> on two letters of the alphabet (MMX) is insane. Almost as insane as
>> trying to copyright the numbers 386 and 486.
>So what would you call thei(tm)r trademarki(tm)ng the letter "i"(tm)?
>They have already regestered i(tm)t, i(tm)f I(tm) recall the li(tm)st
They only trademarked the lowercase letter 'i'. As if that makes a big

Evan Jeffrey

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