Re: apache non-free?
On Fri, Dec 07, 2001 at 06:29:48AM +0800, James Bromberger wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 06, 2001 at 02:00:36PM -0800, Adam McKenna wrote:
> > > > * 5. Products derived from this software may not be called "Apache"
> > > > * nor may "Apache" appear in their names without prior written
> > > > * permission of the Apache Group.
> > >
> > > That's no different than "Debian". You cannot endorse a product using a
> > > trademark without permission. That doesn't make the software non-free.
> > But we do make a derivative of Apache and call it apache. I don't know if
> > capitalization makes any difference here, but if it doesn't then it seems to
> > me that we are in violation of Apache's license.
> This thread was covered on Deban-legal about 8 months ago. Eg, see
> 'Nuf said.
Maybe I'm not reading closely enough, but I don't see anything in that
thread that says we're not currently in violation.
Adam McKenna <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>