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Re: Ongoing Firefox (and Thunderbird) Trademark problems

* Don Armstrong (don@debian.org) wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Jun 2005, Eric Dorland wrote:
> > * Don Armstrong (don@debian.org) wrote:
> > > All of MoFo trademarks that were not being used in a manner
> > > consistent with trademark law[2] would have to be expunged from
> > > the work,
> > 
> > What trademarks are you referring to? Already the Debian packages
> > don't use any of the trademarked images and logos? 
> If we don't use any trademarked images, logos, or phrases, what
> exactly are we talking about here?

The term "Firefox" is what trademarked, and the only trademark still
in the Debian package AFAIK. That's what we're talking about. 
> I'd hope there are more things at issue here than the name of the
> script that eventually calls another script that eventually calls the
> binary. [If that's all that we're discussing, I'd suggest just asking
> a low priority debconf question about installing a
> /usr/bin/mozilla-firefox symlink that links to the package in
> question, and rename the binary package.]

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