Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 9th Aug 2012 21:38 UTC
Windows "Here's the official guidance, my sources say: Anything currently/formerly known as a 'Metro-Style application' (with or without a hyphen) will now be known officially as a 'Windows 8 application'. References to the 'Metro user interface' will now be replaced by "Windows 8 user interface." And instead of saying 'Metro design', the Softies and those adhering to their official guidelines will be using the words 'Windows 8 design'." Microsoft not being allowed to use the Metro name here is just as ridiculous as Apple trolling Samsung. All ridiculous exponents of the western world's IP fetish.
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Just why?
by AnXa on Thu 9th Aug 2012 23:33 UTC
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Why the common sense didn't play a role here? Is it really such a difficult task to find out alternative name to replace "Metro" with for example "Subway", "Underground", "Tube", etc...

oh shit, I already violated three IPs by just listing alternatives... I guess it really is that hard. I mean somebody probably owns the word "News" and could sue OSNews for their name too.

This madness has got to come to an end sooner or later...

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