Re: mozilla thunderbird trademark restrictions / still dfsg free?
Gervase Markham <email@example.com> writes:
> We're happy to say that Debian doesn't tend to ship software that
> sucks - but you want the freedom to do so, and let others do so. And I
> understand that. :-)
Here's an idea: a source package that builds either Thunderbird for
Debian or Lightningferret, a trademark-free version -- and defaults to
the latter, except on Debian autobuilders. The real source to build
the Thunderbird for Debian version is there, and it's a trivial
switch. But the work of producing a free-to-suck version is already
For reasons I can't fully articulate, I don't think that's a good
idea: source packages should be the plain and simple source of the
binaries produced. But I'm curious whether it would be accepted as
Free by debian-legal.
Brian Sniffen firstname.lastname@example.org