At 12:25 -0400 2002/07/22, Boris Veytsman wrote:
>> When Knuth dies, I figure that the copyright of TeX will be transferred to
>> the estate of the deceased,
>AFAIK, Knuth transferred his trademark to American Mathematical
Was it not the copyright? Is TeX a trademark?
> As far as I know AMS is not going to disband any time soon.
So if Knuth isn't the copyright holder but the AMS, what prevents AMS to
make a TeX successor also called TeX?
-- I am not sure there is much point in that, though. A true successor
might benefit from a new name.