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Re: Understanding GPL: was...What price do you want?



On Fri, 2003-09-26 at 12:00, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Sep 2003, Stephen Smoogen wrote:
> 
> > No you can not sell the product as Red Hat Linux 9. You can give it away
> > without changes but if you sell it you must rename it something like
> > PinkTie Linux etc. This is a minimal requirement to keep the trademark
> > under international trademark law.
> 
> hang on -- i thought red hat wasn't even allowing vendors to call
> it something *similar*, like "pink tie".  wasn't it something like
> this that got online vendors like linuxmall or cheapbytes in trouble?
> 

Well a quick checking out cheapbytes shows it has the following for
sale:
Looking for low-cost Linux Distribution CDs
containing a Red Hat 9.0 "workalike"?
Here they are!

3 CD-ROM Pink Tie 9.0 Install Set
Shipping $6.99
6 CD-ROM Pink Tie 9.0 Install & Source Set
Shipping $12.99



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