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Re: OT: Media format patents and commercial installations



On Fri, May 26, 2006 at 05:59:39PM -0500, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
> One idea might be an Third Party/OEM policy case, where Fedora Board
> approved Third Party/OEM works can use the name Fedora as long as it is
> accompanied with some additional text, and the modifications are
> documented:
> 
> Fedora Core 5 $OEM_3RDPARTY_NAME Edition
> 
> This gives the Fedora Community some oversight into how the
> trademark/logo is used, but increases the responsibility of the Fedora
> Board.

How about simply allowing referencing Fedora as a base like "based on
(modified) Fedora sources" or similar.

Adding to the use cases:

o someone rebuilds Fedora for a (yet) unsupported platform
o someone created a distribution with updates only
o someone removes bits of the distribution to make it fit on one CD
  (like the blag project)

-- 
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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