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

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

> Brian Thomas Sniffen wrote:
>> Josh Triplett <josh.trip@verizon.net> writes:
>>>*This issue*, meaning leading someone to believe that something
>>>non-Debian is Debian.  That doesn't mean they should be limited to using
>>>the logo only to refer to Debian, only that when referring to something
>>>else, they can't say that that something else is Debian, whether or not
>>>they use the logo.  Is that not a clear difference?
>> No, it's very unclear.  The logo means Debian.  Any use of it either
>> refers to Debian, or refers to something that is not Debian, or is
>> meaningless.  If they use it to refer to anything else, they're
>> infringing the trademark.
> I understand that much perfectly.  What I'm suggesting that it is OK to
> use it to refer to something that isn't Debian, as long as you don't
> falsely claim that thing _is_ Debian, as stated below.

But the use of the logo itself is that claim.  I don't see a way to do
one without the other; can you provide one?


Brian Sniffen                                       bts@alum.mit.edu

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