Re: What the DFSG really says about trademarks
Matthew Garrett <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Michael Ray <email@example.com> wrote: [...]
Still with the name-calling?
> To the best of my knowledge, Debian-UK has never hosted an event (the
> closest you could possibly argue is the annual Debian UK barbeque, which
> is something that's pretty much entirely unrelated to the Debian-UK
DUS takes the profit or loss on the barbecue and it's held at the
DUS treasurer's house. Other events with beers and food seemed to
be intended, although I don't know if DUS has funded any yet.
> and does not speak at events (though some of its members do).
It gets as close as any organisation does, with speakers
listed as "Debian-UK" rather than anything else.
> Do you believe that Debian-UK's actions inhibit the commercial support
> of Debian in the UK? [...]
> I'm sorry, I'm not able to find a single instance of money being spent
> on member training. [...]
Apologies, it's not in those reports but the message
claims DUS funds that (non-exhibiting attendance at conferences
is often classed as training/continuing personal development by
> (I do apologise for repeatedly using the word "you" here, despite it
> being a public message. My personal beliefs prohibit me from using the
> third person in direct responses)
It's bad enough to misunderstand a simple point about open/closed
letters and then boast about it offline, but months later to
still be frothing on about it, and then try to mix in a dispute
which started on -private? Astoundingly dim.
MJ Ray (slef)