Re: Ongoing Firefox (and Thunderbird) Trademark problems
Matthew Garrett wrote:
> Humberto Massa Guimarães <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>No. This is not what free software is about ("only modifiying the
>>package in ways similar to Debian"). We should do the hard work
>>(strip the trademarks) so the community can benefit from our
>>already-stripped mozillas and do whatever it wants with them. This
>>seems to be more like the Debian Way to me.
> I agree that doing the work to make the trademarks removable serves our
> users, but how does *us* removing the trademarks benefit freedom or our
> users? They end up with exactly the same rights whether we remove them
> or not.
I agree. The only difference would be that it would not be as tempting or easy
for downstream users to infringe MF trademarks by accident. Anyway, should
debian care for that?
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