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Re: An official trademark policy for CheapBytes-type RHL CDs?



On Sun, 17 Aug 2003 07:27:03 -0700 (PDT)
"James J. Ramsey" <jjramsey_6x9eq42 yahoo com> wrote:

> 
> --- Charles Bronson <packetgeek chuckiechanboys com>
> wrote:
> > 
> > AFAIR Red Hat's big issue with alternate provider
> > CD's having the Red Hat 
> > name/logo on them was that they(Red Hat) were
> > getting too many consumers 
> > expecting free tech support with their "official"
> > disc's.
> 
> And this will no longer be an issue because there will
> be no more official CDs. The problem will be finding
> the unofficial ones.
> 
> The problem is this. Say I'm a Red Hat user without
> broadband or a CD-writer. I try to find a way to get
> the latest Red Hat 10 CDs. Since Red Hat won't be
> selling Red Hat 10 via retail, my *only* alternatives
> will be to find a friend who can burn CDs or to get
> the  CDs from CheapBytes, CheepLinux, etc. How am I
> expected to know that Pink Tie 10, Blue Jacket 10,
> etc., are just Red Hat 10 is disguise? Am I expected
> to rely on the grapevine alone?

To my knowledge there will still be official CDs for RedHat 10. They
will be sold in the so called "RedHat Magazine".

Andreas
-- 
"And any time that you have the Pope and the Dixie Chicks against you, 
your time is up."    ---  Michael Moore about George W. Bush

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