Josselin Mouette <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Le mercredi 16 janvier 2008 =C3=A0 14:55 +0000, MJ Ray a =C3=A9crit : > > Where? The naming rights asserted above seem much broader than what a > > trademark allows. Trademarks have many limitations. > > If we have named Firefux the modified version of Firefox, I doubt the > Mozilla foundation would have let that pass.
There's various other reasons for that and it wouldn't have been covered by a prohibition on calling it Firefox or something easily confused with Firefox. (How often do people use the other f-word to mean a fox?) [...] > > Does it matter whether it is non-free only for France or only for the > > US? Doesn't that mere difference make it fail DFSG 5? > > I don=E2=80=99t think so. The fact that it doesn=E2=80=99t grant some of th= > e rights that > are usually applicable in the US but not somewhere else doesn=E2=80=99t mak= > e the > license in itself non-free. [...] The licence isn't just not granting rights - it's requiring users to abandon some rights they hold. Seems like a cost to me. > > [...] They're also unnecessarily you-you-you. Did Francesco > > Poli run over Josselin Mouette's cat? > > Huh? Who=E2=80=99s trying to make things personal? Josselin Mouette, it seemed. Regards, -- MJ Ray http://mjr.towers.org.uk/email.html tel:+44-844-4437-237 - Webmaster-developer, statistician, sysadmin, online shop builder, consumer and workers co-operative member http://www.ttllp.co.uk/ - Writing on koha, debian, sat TV, Kewstoke http://mjr.towers.org.uk/ -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact [EMAIL PROTECTED]