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Re: Debian trademark

On Thu, Jul 17, 2003 at 01:47:08PM +0200, Frank Lichtenheld wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 17, 2003 at 01:07:26PM +0200, Martin Michlmayr - Debian Project Leader wrote:
> > Debian is a trademark but many people are not aware of this.  In fact,
> > there has been some confusion about this recently.  At the moment, the
> > footer of our web pages display a Copyright statement.  I wanted to
> > ask if you could also add a short statement saying that Debian is a
> > trademark.  SPI's trademark lawyer has advised me that giving more
> > prominence to the trademark is very important.  Something like:
> > "Debian is a registered trademark of Software in the Public Interest"
> > would be great.  We have formed a trademark committee and once they
> > will publish a trademark policy, we can link to it.  For now, it would
> > be great if you could add this little statement to make the fact more
> > prominent that Debian is in fact a trademark.
> Produced a little patch. If no one has objections, I will apply
> it.


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