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Re: Petition about the Firefox trademark problem

On Thu, Oct 26, 2006 at 11:53:36AM +0200, Zbigniew Wiech wrote:

> I still don't understand the sense of introducing new "free" logo.

Because Mozilla won't let Debian distribute their logo.
> Tell me why should I use Firefox with free logo ("IceWeasel") instead of 
> copyrighted "Firefox" until the source and binary is freely available and 
> licensed for purposes I need ? 

It's easier to install on Debian.  That's all.

> What's more - as a user I prefer copyrighted but live Firefox developed by 
> Firefox people rather than potentially dead or orphaned fork.

So use it.  However, as it has been explained the Debian "Iceweasel" is not
a fork, just the FireFox source, patched and with graphics and some text
swapped.  As Mozilla upgrades their browser, those changes would be in
Iceweasel as well.
Carl Fink                                 carl@finknetwork.com
If you attempt to fix something that isn't broken, it will be.
        -Bruce Tognazzini

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