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Re: Bug#265352: grub: Debian splash images for Grub

Josh Triplett <josh.trip@verizon.net> writes:

>> The trademark rights are entirely separate, and there's no reason for
>> Debian to license them in any way other than "Free for use if there's
>> no confusion with Debian, either because they refer to Debian or
>> because they're in a domain where Debian does no business."
> If you believe that to be the case, then I assume you would argue that
> we should not include any of the Debian logos within the Debian main
> distribution.  That would be unfortunate.  Or are you arguing that such
> a restriction would be DFSG-free?  It seems to blatantly fail DFSG6.

It doesn't fail DFSG 6 because it is explicitly protected by DFSG 4:
the logo is a name.

Brian Sniffen                                       bts@alum.mit.edu

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