Re: revenue sharing agreement with DuckDuckGo
"dE ." <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On 03/30/12 07:32, Russ Allbery wrote:
>> Is DuckDuckGo aware of the fact that Debian is upstream of a number of
>> derivative distributions that just import our packages, and if we
>> modify our packages to do this, other distributions will be counted as
>> "Debian" for their revenue-sharing purposes even if they aren't
>> For example, Ubuntu would inherit this behavior for the web browsers
>> they just import from Debian, unless they went out of their way to
>> change it.
>> Related, do they realize that we cannot and will not enforce any of the
>> terms of their contract with us on any derivative distribution that
>> happens to import Debian web browser packages?
> Ubuntu uses FF.
This discussion isn't only about Firefox/Iceweasel. It's about any web
browser in Debian that has a search box capability, so far as I understand
it. And Ubuntu isn't the only Debian derivative.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>