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Apple lawyers target Mac Themes Project

Apple has issued a cease and desist order against Mac Themes Project (MTP) for creating a theme editor.

Apple claims the editor enables third parties to copy its copyrighted trademark themes by "improperly copying Apple's copyrighted software code and graphic files".

In a letter to MTP, Apple has requested that the company ceases from distributing the editor on any Web site or server under its control "including any hyperlink to other locations where the material may be available". Apple also wants written confirmation to this effect. ... read more

Posted by Eric Lai 2001-04-18

New Site

We have appionted Calvin H as the webmaster for our project. A provisional site can be found at If you have any comments on the site please post it on the Forum.

Posted by Eric Lai 2001-03-05

Kernel Team Question

Here's the deal. I was starting to move the existing code into CVS, and a thought hit me. The system as it exists will run on a PC (FreeBSD has for years). I had the question: Is anyone interested in doing a redesign/recode on the kernel (make the code ours and a little more logically laid out). Please E-Mail the Kernel List and vote on this issue (I will not be offended either way).

Jim Powell... read more

Posted by Jim Powell 2001-02-01

Mailing List

Would all the developers or anyone interested in the project signup for all 4 mailing lists.

Also if I have missed anyone out please contact me.

Posted by Eric Lai 2001-01-23

Kernel Development Site

For those of you who did not read this on the Winmac page, the Achelous Kernel Development Site is at I am expecting 1 more IP change as the company who is providing the IP's for the Cable Modems in town is going bankrupt, and we are in the process of changing to a new company. I will let you know when/if the IP changes.

Jim Powell
Kernel Manager

Posted by Jim Powell 2001-01-22

Project Name

The WinMac Project will offically be changed to Achelous when the CVS has been copied.

We are hoping to have this project online within the next 2 weeks. Hopefully earlier.

Posted by Eric Lai 2001-01-22

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