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Re: Ongoing Firefox (and Thunderbird) Trademark problems

Julien BLACHE <jblache@debian.org> wrote:
> Matthew Garrett <mgarrett@chiark.greenend.org.uk> wrote:
>> What is DFSG 4 if not a grudging acceptance of this sort of behaviour as
>> free?
>   (This is a compromise. The Debian Project encourages all authors to
>   not restrict any files, source or binary, from being modified.)
> Says it all.

Right. We don't like it, but we think it's free.

> Requiring a name change because we apply a security patch or fix a bug
> crosses the border. It's not like if we were forking their codebase.

We have permission to apply security patches and fix bugs without
changing the name.
Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.devel@srcf.ucam.org

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