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Re: Ongoing Firefox (and Thunderbird) Trademark problems

On Fri, Jun 17, 2005 at 11:54:40AM +0200, Miros/law Baran wrote:
> 17.06.2005 pisze Peter Samuelson (peter@p12n.org):
> > I think you'd best come up with a better line of argument.  The "S" in
> > DFSG does not stand for "copyright", it stands for "software".
> > Software usually contains copyrighted code, and sometimes it also
> > contains trademarked names or images.
> > You can argue that the DFSG does not apply to trademark restrictions,
> > but I hope you have a better reason than "S stands for Copyright".
> You could also, as a courtesy to other readers, lay before us the
> stunningly obvious proof that a free software that elects to use
> trademarks automagically transmutates into non-free state.

That would be the part where the trademark holder tells you that you
can't distribute modified versions.

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