Date: Thu, 13 Aug 1998 15:23:22 -0700
Reply-To: "Self, Karsten" <kself@VISA.COM>
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From: "Self, Karsten" <kself@VISA.COM>
Subject: Re: Submit your SAS-related site to Search Directory
I have heard of NewHoo.
I have any particular feelings on it one way or the other, but there's a
bit of interesting history.
The original name of the directory was "GNUHoo", which many people will
recognize as a play on both GNU, the Free Software Foundation's GNU's
Not Unix project, and Yahoo, the popular Internet search index. Both
GNU and Yahoo have proprietary attributes (I'm not positive that they
are trademarked, I believe they are), and are well established marks of
FSF and Yahoo respectively. The original GNUHoo had not cleared use of
these terms with either FSF or Yahoo, while intending to use them in a
for-profit commercial service. This caused quite a stink at the time (a
couple of months ago).
IMO, 'NewHoo' still treads dangerously close to both marks. I haven't
followed the situation closely and can't comment on more recent
Karsten M. Self (firstname.lastname@example.org)
What part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?
> From: Alan Gilman[SMTP:nospam@QLX.COM]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 12, 1998 1:33 PM
> To: SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU
> Subject: Submit your SAS-related site to Search Directory
> You may or not be aware of a new search directory called NewHoo
> (http://www.newhoo.com). It is a Yahoo-like directory with a
> approach. Each category is looked after by volunteer editors. Anyone
> be an editor. They just want people who have some knowledge of that
> category's subject matter.
> While we and many others have sought to provide lists of links of
> interest to the SAS community, NewHoo provides a good third-party site
> for this.
> All you have to do is go to:
> and click on "Add URL"
> Getting listed should take place within a couple of business days.
> For now I am the only editor of the category, but I would welcome
> who would like to see this be a great SAS resourse.
> To mail reply replace "nospam" with "news"
> Alan Gilman
> Qualex Consulting Services Inc. - A SAS Institute QP