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Re: Why not to create Fedora-us and Fedora-non-us branches?



On 05/31/2009 03:52 PM, Pavel Alexeev (aka Pahan-Hubbitus) wrote:
> Stephen Gallagher wrote:
>  > Is there a reason that an interested party (in a locale where such
>> export is legal) couldn't just create a custom spin on their own (and
>> using their own build system) to create a Fedora-T6 spin (or for
>> trademark reasons, rebrand it)? I can see this being a perfectly good
>> premise for setting up a SIG...
> 
> I thing such regional "spins" exists now. For example RussianFedora in
> Russian [1]. It includes mp3 codec and many other, because Russia do not
>  admit software patents.
> 
> Furthermore, it is not just "illegal spin", 

I don't know about illegal but the name "Russian Fedora" is a violation
of the Fedora trademark guidelines, clearly.

Rahul


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