RE: Ongoing Firefox (and Thunderbird) Trademark problems
** Sebastian Ley ::
> Am Dienstag, 14. Juni 2005 16:20 schrieb Humberto Massa Guimarães:
> > > Does calling it "firefox" or "thunderbird" hurt "free software"?
> > At first, no. But it *does* hurt our users. Why? Because they are
> > confident that getting something from the Debian mirror, modifying
> > it and re-distributing under the same terms is allowed. And they can
> > be burned after some time. And they *will* blame it on Debian.
> Modifying and redistributing stuff from the Debian archive
> does not release
> you from checking redistribution licenses. Just make
> sure /usr/share/doc/$MOZILLA-PRODUCT/copyright clarifies the
> trademark issue,
> and let's justify the inclusion with §4 of the DFSG.
As I said before, IMHO "our priorities are Free Software and our users" and not "... and our *direct* users"...