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Re: DCCA name change and remaining issues

On Tue, 01 Nov 2005, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> their FAQ still contains an enormous amount of misuse of the Debian
> name, as noted in a message I sent on a different thread (and cc:ed
> to them). I think this can all be fixed if they just rewrite it.

Use of the trademark in a purely descriptive fashion is always
permitted. FE, it is perfectly legal to say that your custom rod is
based on a Ford Model T.

The problem is with the usages that are not purely descriptive; a
handful of those remaining still need to be corrected (the one that I
can see right now is the "Debian Common Core" in the FAQ.)

Don Armstrong

It seems intuitively obvious to me, which means that it might be wrong
 -- Chris Torek

http://www.donarmstrong.com              http://rzlab.ucr.edu

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