15 RFR (S) 8249205: Remove unnecessary trademark symbols
pavel.rappo at oracle.com
Mon Jul 13 23:01:51 UTC 2020
Since we are in this area, what about this servicemark?
* at the Java Developer Connection <sup>SM</sup></li>
* <li><a href="http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/tech/index-jsp-142216.html"
* target="_top">Java Foundation Classes (JFC)</a> home page</li>
Separately: does that "Java Developer Connection" refer to anything meaningful these days?
I could only find archival records such as:
> On 13 Jul 2020, at 20:13, mark.reinhold at oracle.com wrote:
> RFE: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8249205
> Webrev: https://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mr/rev/8249205/
> Oracle’s legal department has advised that it is no longer necessary to
> place trademark symbols after the term “Java,” nor after compound terms
> that begin with “Java” (e.g., “JavaBeans,” “Java Naming and Directory
> Interface,” etc.).
> This doc-only patch removes those symbols, on 545 lines across 337 files.
> For ease of review I’ve placed a couple of other files in the webrev
> -- Output of `diff -U0`
> -- Unique added lines only, modulo whitespace
> Passes tiers 1-3 on the usual platforms. (Yes, I’m paranoid.)
> - Mark
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