Re: Ongoing Firefox (and Thunderbird) Trademark problems
El mar, 14-06-2005 a las 16:45 -0300, Humberto Massa Guimarães escribió:
> > Let's say we call it mozilla-firefox (assuming we are allowed to
> > in the first place) and downstream (making some modifications) is
> > not allowed to call it mozilla-firefox. If we call it
> > debian-firefox then downstream is still not allowed (under the
> > same conditions) to call it mozilla-firefox. The difference is not
> You seem to be wrong about the Mozilla Foundation's trademark
> policy. They say no one (ok, they excepted Debian especially, but
> *I*, personally, do not think this flies because of DFSG#8) can use
> the words Mozilla or Firefox (or Thunderbird etc) in their browser.
> So, if we rename the browser, we must call it (for instance)
> IceWeasel, and yes, any person downstream from us can call it
> anything but Firefox or Mozilla or Mozilla Firefox.
BTW, we should remove any gecko based browser too. After all they
depend in MOZILLA-browser. Not only firefox is going to be blamed here.
Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo