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Re: hplip: hp-toolbox advertising?



Bernard Johnson wrote:
> I was working on finding/reporting some bugs with the hplip package and
> noticed that there was no menu entry.  Knowing that a graphical program
> with no menu entry wasn't the norm, I was about to file a bug, except
> when searching for a duplicate, I came across this:
> 
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=170762
> 
> 
> mclasen redhat com:
> "We don't give free ad space to HP on our menus..."
> 

> 3) And the in F7, there will be CodecBuddy
> (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/FeatureCodecBuddy) which will
> direct users to the Fluendo Webshop (https://shop.fluendo.com/) to
> purchase proprietary codes when they try to play media that they do not
> have a code for (http://hadessuk.blogspot.com/2007/03/totem-news.html).


Although I originally posted regarding the hp-toolbox bug, I had hoped
for a much wider opinion regarding advertising (and the discussion as it
turned to trademarks as well).

Are we ok with letting CodecBuddy direct users to the Fluendo webstore?
 Are there going to be providions for equal access for other vendors?

Also, for example. CUPS admin page has the "Easy Software Products"
logo, and a link to the "Pro" version of the product and the companies
home page which has products for sale.  Is this ok?


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