Will Firefox no longer be named Firefox?
markc.lists at googlemail.com
Mon Sep 25 21:20:02 BST 2006
No the issue was both the name and the logo, Mozilla are insiting one
must always be used with the other. Ubuntu is obviously complying with
this in edgy.
The other issue is Mozilla wanting to approve distro specific patches
before their use, which is presumable what the relevant people from
Ubuntu are talking to Mozilla about currently.
Mozilla have to enforce their trademarks or they will lose them, same
for all companies, including the Ubuntu and Debian trademarks and
On 9/25/06, Hervé Fache <Herve at lucidia.net> wrote:
> The logo issue is, the name issue is not, unless we keep the Bon Echo
> name for ever, and rename the shortcut to it.
> On 9/25/06, Brandon Holtsclaw <imbrandon at kubuntu.org> wrote:
> > On Monday 25 September 2006 14:50, t u wrote:
> > > I may have missed the beginning of the discussion but, did anyone ask
> > > mozilla for permission to use the name + logo (though this would go
> > > against the debian guidelines)?
> > > thanks
> > I also missed the begning but the issue is with the logo and debian will not
> > use the logo becouse its non-free, but for those of you that are using edgy (
> > this is the development list correct ? ) will have noticed that the firefox
> > logo isnt the one debian uses ( the plains globe ) but the one from mozilla
> > foundation that everyone is familiar with, so it looks to be if the issue is
> > resolved for now in ubuntu ( notso in debian ) .
> > Cheers
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> > http://www.imbrandon.com
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