Re: Debian Pure Project
Robert Tolu wrote:
> Dear Debian Developers:
> My name is Robert Tolu and I currently lead a project
> known as Debian Pure (www.debianpure.com). I am
> writing because it has come to my attention that the
> Debian name is a trademark and I may be infringing on
> this trademark. Let me tell you about Debian Pure.
> Basically, it?s the official Sarge installer slightly
> modified to install sets of packages and preseeds to
> get a Debian desktop running. The packages that are
> included all come from the official Sarge repositories
> with the exceptions of the common plugins (Java,
> Flash, w32codecs, libdvdcss2, mplayer).
How can a distribution, that uses an excerpt of pure Debian GNU/Linux,
modifies the installer and adds packages Debian does not even consider
distributable be called "Pure Debian"? I'd say that misleading would
be a euphemism here.
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