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Re: "Debian" Core Consortium

Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Ian Murdock <imurdock@progeny.com> [2005-07-26 05:33]:
>>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".
> My buddies and me are going to create the PRHMS Alliance.  If anyone
> really asks (but I'm sure nobody will care), PRHMS stands for
> "Progeny, Red Hat, Microsoft" - but we don't have any trademark
> problems since our name doesn't contain any trademarks.
> Gee, I'm sure nobody will ask what "DCC" refers to.  The first two
> articles I've seen this about new "D"CCA clearly contain the "DEBIAN"
> trademark.
>   "The public relations manager of desktop Linux vendor Linspire Inc.,
>    Heather MacKenzie, revealed that the "the DCC's official name is the
>    Debian Common Core Alliance."
>    http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,1844684,00.asp
> How does that not contain "the word Debian in the name"?

I'm at a loss for words.

Ian Murdock
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