Re: "Debian" Core Consortium
- To: MJ Ray <email@example.com>
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- Subject: Re: "Debian" Core Consortium
- From: Sven Luther <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 5 Aug 2005 08:47:38 +0200
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On Fri, Aug 05, 2005 at 02:38:17AM +0100, MJ Ray wrote:
> Daniel Ruoso <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Even if this organization is called "Debian Core Consortium", it *is*
> > referring to Debian itself, isn't it?
> That's my understanding. It's not claiming to be debian or
> trying to use the name for anything other than the produce of
> debian. It's a consortium trying to help the core of debian.
> Seems like basic, accurate, descriptive use so far. Maybe some
> of the later uses for its output could get a bit tricky, though.
> (There may be some fun areas for Ian Murdock personally, if US
> law grants similar rights to one's own name as English law.)
I think the problem here is with the word "Core", which has some connotation
we cannot exclusively let to a random subgroup, independently of who they are.