Re: On the uselessness of Debian trademarks.
MJ Ray wrote:
> On 2004-05-07 14:20:37 +0100 Stephen Frost <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Uh, or they use the Debian trademark for something that's not Debian
>> all.. That's not necessairly claiming it as backing or endorsement
> If it's software, it seems illegal anyway.
But it's illegal because it's a trademark violation. Not for any other
reason! Unless I'm very much mistaken. If I am someone will have to point
out the laws under which it's illegal.
Note that a trademark doesn't have to be registered to exist.
> If it's not software, it's
> probably outside the scope of debian's registered trademark.
Right, and we probably don't care.
There are none so blind as those who will not see.