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#49 (en-*) 'adrenalin' is a trademark vs 'adrenaline'

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'adrenalin' is a trademark vs 'adrenaline'

should trademark names be included in a dictionary?

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  • Kevin Atkinson
    Kevin Atkinson
    2011-07-14

    What the issue, that it is a trademark, or that it is too close to another more common word?

    To answer your question, yes some trademarks should be included, if they are common enough.

     
  • Kevin Atkinson
    Kevin Atkinson
    2011-07-14

    • assigned_to: nobody --> kevina
     

  • Anonymous
    2011-07-26

    would it not be wise to put the trademark in the variant file while the correct spellings in the main dicts?

     
  • Kevin Atkinson
    Kevin Atkinson
    2011-07-26

    You didn't answer my question "What the issue, that it is a trademark, or that it is too close to another more common word?"

    I can answer your question once you answer mine.

     

  • Anonymous
    2011-07-26

    'adrenalin' is a trademark name for 'Epinephrine' which is 'adrenaline'
    so yes its a trademark name but not the official spelling for adrenaline

    here is the wiki page for it http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epinephrine

     
  • Kevin Atkinson
    Kevin Atkinson
    2011-07-26

    Yes I know adrenalin is a trademark, that wasn't the question.

    What I want to know is that the issue you have is that (1) trademarks are *in general* included or (2) that this *particular* trade mark is included, which is close in spelling to a more common word, in this case adrenaline.

     

  • Anonymous
    2011-07-26

    Ahh yes.
    Trademark name is too close to the correctly spelt word.
    Most errors we see are that people spell it as the trademark name and the system then says its correct.

     
    Last edit: Anonymous 2013-08-16