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Re: Our logo

Rob Leslie writes:
> > Is it really important that it be GNU/Linux? With no more official
> > connection to FSF, I'm not 100% sure that's appropriate, either. 
> > Not that I'd turn away from the GPL or anything, but I'm not sure
> > we are still part of the GNU project.
> I was under the impression the FSF was going to distribute Debian on CD-ROM
> once we make a release. Is this no longer true?

I'm interested in this, too. In particular because the name GNU/Linux made
it easier to get some permissions to include software. Here's what the
author of aXe told me:

>> What is Debian GNU/Linux?
>> *************************
>>    Debian GNU/Linux is the result of a volunteer effort to create a
>> high-quality non-commercial Linux distribution.>
>...it seems to me that Debian would in no way contravene the
>University's polcy if aXe were included, especially as the software is
>also freely available via ftp. I assume that whatever you charge for
>the CD distribution is purely to cover media costs.

Is this still true?


Michael Meskes 
Lehrstuhl fuer angewandte Mathematik insb. Informatik
RWTH-Aachen, D-52056 Aachen, Germany
email: meskes@informatik.rwth-aachen.de

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