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Re: Fedora spin from RpmFusion



On Sun, Sep 30, 2007 at 11:55:34AM -0500, Douglas McClendon wrote:
> Can trademark guidelines on free software restrict the ability to 
> redistribuite bit-for-bit copies of the software, that don't use the 
> trademarks in any other way than the fact that they are included in 
> those bits?

yes, they can, which is why one of the feature of Fedora 8 is to clean
up the fedora-logos and redhat-artwork packages, and the addition of
the generic-logos package, exactly so one can create a derivative of
Fedora using and containing only Free Software, easily, without including
the Fedora trademarks.  

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


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