Re: Petition about the Firefox trademark problem
Nicolaus Kedegren wrote:
> On 13 Oct 2006 14:53:14 +0100
> Peter Westlake <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I believe that the dispute between the Mozilla Corporation and the
>> Debian Project is highly damaging to both sides and to Free Software
>> in general, so I have set up an online petition at
>> urging them to find a way to let Debian carry on distributing Firefox.
>> Please come along and sign up!
> I can't keep my mouth shut any more,
> AFAIK, the name change is not pure Debian, it is a GNU thing. So what
> does it mean?
> To me it means that i can finally get a decent browser
> released under GNU, not under a proprietary license.
> All the fun of the name, intentional and non-intentional puns are
> funny, but not more than so.
> people have a problem with "iceWeasel"? why? I believe that there are
> way to many S/W engineers (not to mentiom marketing people) that are
> hampered by the notion of PC.
> This is a prime example of what i call a "storm in a glass of water".
> I think we all should be pleased with a GNU release of a great browser,
> and all of you who oppose, add "non-free" to your sources.list, or go
> to ubuntu, red hat, Xandros.... the list is long. To me, Debian stands
> for for freedom, freedom from oppressive licensing.
I won't flame you because you are right on the money here!
> Flame me, please, i wear asbestos clothing and i eat fire for breakfast.
Does that mean you can eat your sausage raw and have it cooked by the
time it hits your stomach? ;-p