Re: what's your favourite FLOSS?
John Hasler wrote:
>> The first is a non-option. Iceweasel does not follow Mozilla's trademark
>> usage guidelines. If it uses the Firefox trademark and Debian distributes it,
>> Debian could be sued into non-existence.
> Nonsense. There is no conceivable way that embedding the string
> "Firefox" in a user-agent string could be construed as trademark
> infringement (and if there was most browsers would be infringing one or
> more trademarks).
If this were a trademark, how about these files:
$ dpkg -L iceweasel | grep firef
Also, iceweasel stores its settings in ~/.mozilla/firefox. And I guess
there are many other places where "firefox" appears in the Iceweasel
bundle, and this is not a copyright infringement, just like setting the
User-Agent to the same that Firefox does it not a copyright infringement.
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Eduardo M KALINOWSKI