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Re: Dell + Linux



On Wed, Feb 21, 2007 at 10:09:57AM -0500, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Wednesday 21 February 2007 09:47, Luis Villa wrote:
> > Best way to make companies happy is to drive business to them. Perhaps
> > fedora.org should be offering a 'pre-installed' link on par with the
> > 'download' link? See for reference what http://debian.org/ does
> > ('pre-installed' link in left-hand column) or
> > http://www.us.debian.org/distrib/ (scroll down). I'd of course suggest
> > making it prettier and more useful than the debian page, but you get
> > the general drift- Fedora should drive traffic to vendors who
> > distribute Fedora.
> 
> Unless we create the second logo set, I don't think we'll get very
> far with pre-installation.  Most vendors will want to sweeten the
> user experience, and possibly add branding.  Any of that will make
> it no longer Fedora, and the vendor would be unable to make such
> claims under the trademark policy.  They'd have to remove all the
> Fedora/RH trademarked logos and such too.

we don't rebrand RHEL or SLES today.  Don't sweat this aspect, that's
the least of the concerns. :-)


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Matt Domsch
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