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Re: Re : Custom distro



On Wednesday 30 October 2002 06:26, Törrönen, Paul-Erik wrote:
> > Then, i have another question :
> > Is it legal ?! to replace occurences of "Redhat " with my
> > own distro name ?
>
> IANAL
>
> Actually it is required according to their guidlines:
>
> http://www.redhat.com/about/corporate/trademark/guidelines.html
>
> You can reuse/alter any GPL/LGPL licensed code as long as you
> follow the guidelines set by the license.
>
> > As it is Opensource, can i create a distribution which contains
> > my own name in all places where Redhat is?
>
> In essence yes, provided that you follow the guidelines of
> the license. There was some discussion about this some weeks
> ago on this list, see the archives:
>
> https://listman.redhat.com/pipermail/anaconda-devel-list/2002-October/threa
>d .html

I believe there is at least one package (redhat-logos) that must be removed 
from your distribution.  Check all of the packages in your distribution to 
see what kind of License they have.

--
Gene





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