[openbeos] Re: resource files, application signatures, and icons

  • From: "Michael Phipps" <mphipps1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 19:49:39 -0400

>We will *NOT* be using the Be* name for any part of the project.
>
>This has already been decided, keeping it opens up the major code 
>contributers, and Michael Phipps to very large court cases, and runs the risk 
>of having C&D served to the project for distribution of the code meaning all 
>our work is out of our hands.....
>
>.....which may happen anyway as we are using the BeAPI (which is also 
>copyright, but we seem to be ignoring that for the time being!).

In general, you are absolutely right. I wonder, though, how many apps and 
installers
there are out there that look for specific mime types. I know that the recent 
print server
installer does... 


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