Re: Trademark policy for packages?
Scripsit Simon Josefsson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> I'm packaging Shishi, a Kerberos implementation, for Debian. The term
> "Kerberos" is a trademark held by MIT, according to RFC 1510:
> My question is: What is Debian's policy on trademarks for terms used
> in documentation and package descriptions? Do Debian require that
> certain usages of a trademarked terms is permitted to be included in
Does the use of a trademark word to refer unambiguously to a specific
technical protocol in package descriptions and documentation (that is,
not in marketing materials) even require a trademark license? I know
that it certainly does not in Denmark, but of course that does not say
anything about the rest of the world.
Henning Makholm "I have seen men with a *fraction* of
your trauma pray to their deity for death's
release. And when death doesn't arrive immediately,
they reject their deity and begin to beg to another."