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Re: Fedora spin from RpmFusion



On Fri, Sep 28, 2007 at 07:25:51AM -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:20:09 +0000
> "J??hann B. Gu??mundsson" <johannbg hi is> wrote:
> 
> > Jesse Keating wrote:
> > > On Fri, 28 Sep 2007 10:57:08 +0000
> > > ""J??hann B. Gu??mundsson"" <johannbg hi is> wrote:
> > >
> > >   
> > >> With strictly the media support ( ugly-plugins etc. ) and the
> > >> rpmfusion repo installed,
> > >> and excluding AMD and Nvidia drivers
> > >> will we need Rename the spin or could it be released under Fedora name
> > >> and artwork? * Legal/others
> > >>     
> > >
> > > No.  You are including content that is not in Fedora, therefor you
> > > cannot use the Fedora trademark and cannot use the trademarked logos.
> > > You would have some renaming work ahead of you.
> > >
> > >   
> > I guessed so.. and replacing the artwork as well right?
> 
> Yes.

With the exception of the trademarked logos, the rest of the artwork
is licensed to be reused, so it need not all be replaced.

> 
> > But would I still be allowed to update and use Fedora repos right?
> 
> You could have the spin pull from the Fedora repos for things, yes.
> 
> > As in how deep would I need to go in renaming things?
> > Removing every image containing the Fedora logo and every instance of 
> > the word Fedora.
> > Repackage?
> 
> I'm not sure but it wouldn't be trivial.

There's work underway to make the fedora-logos package replaceable
exactly so this task becomes trivial.


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Matt Domsch
Linux Technology Strategist, Dell Office of the CTO
linux.dell.com & www.dell.com/linux


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