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trademark committee

On Sat, Sep 20, 2003 at 09:58:14AM +0100, MJ Ray wrote:
> >While we're intentionally trying to keep the numbers [low?] and the
> >involvement of members high feel free to write to Greg about joining
> >the list.
> I am concerned that it appears to be working in secret, which is different
> to most of Debian. I hope that it will try to consult the project members
> in the near future.

That is, have their proceedings be open for review by developers
(hint: set up the mailing list or alias somewhere in where Debian developers
can freely subscribe or unsubscribe, and archive mails at

> >Once we have something, Debian will be able to use, or not use, the
> >policy at their discretion.

The matter of law is probably straightforward, but I'm pretty sure that
Debian's decision making process doesn't have to work in a way that some
reasonably unknown committee mumbles something in private and then presents
the solution as a done deal to the developers, or even just the DPL.

I'm probably reading too much into what you wrote, mako, as your comments
seemed to have been written somewhat hastily so we can probably assume you
were unintentionally terse. However, a proper explanation would still be
preferable to having to guess what is going on.

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