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Re: What the DFSG really says about trademarks

On Mon, Aug 29, 2005 at 11:16:24AM -0500, Branden Robinson / Debian Project Leader wrote:
>On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 08:13:48PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
>> Branden: please just say `Carry on, Debian-UK' :-).
>I'd like to give any objectors the opportunity to bring any episodes of
>"bad behavior" to my attention, and I would also like to work with Greg
>Pomerantz on developing, if possible, a boilerplate (revocable) trademark
>license grant for Debian's name and logos usable by any of our local
>charitable affiliates.
>In the meantime, however, let this message serve as notice that the Debian
>UK Society's usage of the Debian name and logos is sanctioned[1] pending
>further review.

Wonderful, thanks.

>[1] In the good sense; I've always wondered why "sanction" denotes approval
>but "sanctions" (say, against Iraq for not letting IAEA inspectors into
>their nuclear facilities) denote *dis*approval.


Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
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