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Re: [Pkg-xen-devel] Re: Xen is affected by the trademark desease

On Fri, 2006-10-06 at 13:24 +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 05, 2006 at 08:58:10AM -0600, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > In the case of firefox, we're not distributing code identical to something
> > that's been made available upstream under the name "firefox", we are
> > patching the code with patches that have not been approved by upstream.  If
> > we were distributing a package that directly corresponded to upstream code
> > (even to an arbitrary CVS tag/revision), I would argue that we wouldn't
> > *need* a trademark license from MoFo to distribute it under that name.
> We currently patch the buildsystem, some helper modules, to support
> more than one installed version, and the default config.

Is any of that worth contributing back upstream?


Ian Campbell

"Never make any mistaeks."
(Anonymous, in a mail discussion about to a kernel bug report.)

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