Re: Debian trademark [was: Debian GNU/w32, may ready to be started?]
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- Subject: Re: Debian trademark [was: Debian GNU/w32, may ready to be started?]
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- Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2001 22:51:42 +0100
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On Mon, Dec 03, 2001 at 04:22:45PM -0500, Dale Scheetz wrote:
> While they are both great ideas, the don't speak to M$ users wishes to run
> free software on their OS. This port provides Free Software that runs on
> their platform.
> This is, to me, a good thing to do.
I do think the same. However, I do not see the neccessity why it should
be called 'Debian' or 'GNU'. Windows users might not even know the exact
meaning of these words and they will most likely not care.
So I propose that anybody who likes goes back to support CYGWIN with
dpkg and APT support, but under a neutral name.