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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What comes around goes around...
by votre on Sat 11th Aug 2012 12:51 UTC
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Well...Microsoft and all the other big players have been playing the IP (patent/copyright/trademark) 'cease & desist' game for years. Usually against small companies and start-ups that didn't have the financial resources to fight back. It was only a matter of time before one of them got hoisted on their own petard.

All I can say is: "How's it feel now?"

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