Kubuntu future and the name itself
buzzmandt at gmail.com
Tue Apr 17 13:09:22 UTC 2012
Oh the suspense is killing me...... ;)
On Apr 12, 2012 1:50 PM, "O. Sinclair" <o.sinclair at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/04/12 17:40, Jonathan Riddell wrote:
>> On 11 April 2012 16:27, Myriam Schweingruber<myriam at kubuntu.**org<myriam at kubuntu.org>>
>>> I fear it is not as easy as that: Kubuntu is a registered trademark of
>>> Canonical Ltd. as the footer of the website tells. So we might not
>>> have much of a choice there...
>>> IANAL, so somebody with more insight should tell us more about that.
>>> Jonathan maybe?
>> Canonical owns the trademark on Kubuntu. They give a generous licence
>> intended to encourage community use but now with other companies
>> interested in sponsoring it I'm in discussions to see if Canonical are
>> happy for the name to be used by other supporters. If they aren't
>> we'll need to change it.
>> Thanks for the heads-up Jonathan! Read some suggested names here if it
> comes to that but clearly most commentators are happy to be Kubuntu in the
> future too.
> I still like Stellar (one of my suggestions) - kind of classy, quality and
> shiny. To me, that is.
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