Re: Ongoing Firefox (and Thunderbird) Trademark problems
Hi. I'd like to share my doubts and thoughts about this. I think the
problem arises from mixing license and trademark issues where they
shouldn't be mixed. It's sure trademark elements are included in the
source code inevitably, but they should not be treated as a part of it.
Even when a package is free that doesn't mean you can name it using a
trademark name, that would be an illegal use of a trademark. Would that
make every debian package non-free whatever its license? Every package,
despite its license, is affected by trademark laws, isn't it? Thus, the
mozilla issues are not that particular, it's a problem every package has
but it's more visible here.
And, for example, we could say that Debian is not that free because
Please, ignore this message if you don't like it. Thanks. ;)
Bernardo Arlandis Mañó