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Re: Packaging the MeeGo stack on Debian - Use the name ?

On Thu, 09 Dec 2010, Ibrahim Haddad wrote:
> To start with, the goal is to avoid any confusion around what is and
> what is not MeeGo. Anything that is or will become associated with
> the MeeGo trademark has to be in conformance with the compliance
> program.

Unfortunately, there's no way that Debian can possibly comply with the
compliance specification as written. [I only got as far as §2.3 to
find an obvious deal-breaker.]

This sounds like yet another case where an unbranded name[1] is
required for actual use in the community, ala iceweasel.

Don Armstrong

1: wontgo came to mind immediately, but something slightly less
antagonistic can probably be though of.
There is no mechanical problem so difficult that it cannot be solved
by brute strength and ignorance.
 -- William's Law

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