Re: New page (for the website) informing about the Debian trademark
On Mon, Jul 02, 2007 at 05:06:45PM +0200, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña wrote:
> Attached is a first draft of such a page. I would appreciate input on this
> information as I would like to add it to the website soonish. Please note
> that it just states facts, it does not go into any opinions on whether the
> current status is good, bad or whatever.
Please use lower tags and try to be XHTML conform, it doesn't cost you
much. There is no excuse for new pages!
> <p>The current policy was <a
"by" is missing
> Bruce Perens, Debian Project Leader, in 1998:</p>
> <p><q>We allow all businesses to make reasonable use of the "Debian" trademark.
You don't want to use <q>Debian</q>? I know this nested tag creates a
tidy warning but ...
> For example, if you make a CD of our Debian GNU/Linux distribution, you can
> call that product "Debian". If you want to use the name in some other way, you
> should ask us <b>first</b>.</q></p>
> <p><q>To be fair to all businesses, we insist that no business use the name
> "Debian" in the name of the business, or a domain name of the business.</q></p>
But this is only true for Class 009 ("Computer Utility and Operating
System Software"), right?
> <H2>Future changes</H2>
> <p>As <a
> by Martin Michlmayr, Debian Project Leader, in 2003 (also available
> as SPI resolution <a href="http://www.spi-inc.org/corporate/resolutions/2003-06-03-bmh.1">2003-06-03-bmh.1</a>, a Trademark Committee was started
> to review SPI's trademark policy. This comitee can be contacted at
comitee or comittee?
> <a href="http://lists.spi-inc.org/listinfo/spi-trademark">
Thanks, the text is fine for me.