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Re: firefox -> iceweasel package is probably not legal

On Wed, Dec 06, 2006 at 01:21:24AM +0100, Jacobo Tarrio wrote:
> El martes,  5 de diciembre de 2006 a las 13:57:48 -0800, Jeff Carr escrib?a:
> > I notice that recently you have complied with Mozilla's request to not
> > use their trademarks for your browser packages. However, you can't
> > also use their trademark to switch users to a competing product.
> > ("bait-and-switch") The same trademark issues are why there is not a
> > package called openoffice. It must be called openoffice.org.
>  AFAIK, the "firefox" package is there to allow the Debian upgrade tools to
> install a new version of iceweasel in place of an old version of firefox. If
> it didn't exist, the old version of firefox would have been kept or removed
> and no new version of iceweasel would have been installed.

Actually Sarge include mozilla-firefox, not firefox, so we only need
a transition package named "mozilla-firefox" for the upgrade.

Bill. <ballombe@debian.org>

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