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Re: mozilla thunderbird trademark restrictions / still dfsg free?

On Mon, Jan 10, 2005 at 06:56:47PM +0000, Gervase Markham wrote:
> MJ Ray wrote:
> >Gervase Markham <gerv@mozilla.org> wrote:
> >
> >>I don't think it's as simple as that. After all, Debian has a trademark 
> >>policy, and restricts use of its trademarks, as does the Apache Group. 
> >>Is Debian's trademark policy "freedom-restricting"? [...]
> >
> >Yes. Why do you think it's under review? It's causing some
> >minor silly situations when it interacts with copyrights
> >of free software.
> I wasn't aware it was under review.

If we weren't so mind-numbingly inept at this sort of thing then we'd
have scrapped it long ago. Non-technical policy decisions in Debian
tend to take time in geological quantities. Goodness knows what would
replace it.

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