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Re: revenue sharing agreement with DuckDuckGo

"dE ." <de.techno@gmail.com> 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
>> exactly?

>> 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 (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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