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Re: "Debian" Core Consortium

Benj. Mako Hill wrote:
> <quote who="Stephen Frost" date="Sun, Jul 24, 2005 at 12:14:45PM -0400">
>>I would encourage SPI to contact their counsel regarding this and that
>>anyone involved in the creation of this new entity not be involved in
>>any decisions by SPI on if the submark should be granted.
> I forwarded the first message in this thread to the spi-trademark list
> and Greg Pomerantz, SPI's General Counsel and long-term attorney for
> trademark issues, certainly knows about this.
> It's less than ideal to have this brought up on the list first. Ian,
> let's continue this conversation on spi-trademark. I'm sure Greg will
> be happy to talk things over personally as well.

Re the organization formerly known as the Debian Core Consortium: No
need. We won't use the word Debian in the name--we'll call
ourselves the DCC Alliance, where DCC stands for "Debian Common Core".

Re Debian having a more restrictive trademark policy than
Linux: Let's definitely talk about that. (I'm
not on these lists, so please CC me on all correspondence.)

Ian Murdock
317-578-8882 (office)

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