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Re: Ongoing Firefox (and Thunderbird) Trademark problems

* Marco d'Itri (md@Linux.IT) wrote:
> On Jun 15, Eric Dorland <eric@debian.org> wrote:
> > I never claimed the renaming would not be confusing and
> > painful. Sometimes we have to do painful things because they're the
> > right thing to do. I think everyone realizes a rename would suck the
> > big one. That's why I'm approaching it cautiously and looking for
> > alternatives. But complaining how much a rename would stink is not
> > constructive.  
> It's an important part in evaluating the balance between the priorities
> of our users and free software...

And where do we strike that balance in this case? I think gaining more
freedom for our users is the best thing in the long run. Sure, there
will be shorter term pain, but we need to take the long view. 

Eric Dorland <eric.dorland@mail.mcgill.ca>
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