Bruce Stock (email@example.com)
27 Oct 88 19:04:52 GMT
In a recent posting I inadvertently slighted two (3?) vendors. First,
by referring to Network General (makers of The Sniffer) as "Data General", and
secondly by using the term "Lanalyzer" to refer to a generic network analyzer.
While Network General was content to suffer in silence, not so Excelan:
(Excerpted for brevity)
>LANalyzer is a registered trademark of Excelan, Inc. It
>refers to our EX 5100, EX 5300, and EX 5500 products which
>compete head-to-head with Network General's "Sniffer" product
>We're proud of our product, jealous of our trademark, and
>anxious to not have our trademark become a generic term.
>Accordingly, I ask you to please make another posting
>to comp.protocols.tcp-ip. Please explain the general
>situation to the newsgroup readership, with special attention
>to noting that:
> 1) LANalyzer is a registered trademark that denotes a
> particular product, and
> 2) Excelan Inc. values this trademark highly.
>Thank you very much!
>Chuck Kollars, Excelan, Inc. mtxinu!excelan!chuck@ucbvax.Berkeley.EDU
OK Chuck. Done.
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