On 21 July 2013 15:17, Glenn McIntosh <neonsig...@memepress.org> wrote:

> The issue in the Debian branding of Firefox and Thunderbird was not
> fundamentally the trademark. It was the use of a non-DFSG licence on the
> logo, which Debian could not use. Mozilla decided that if the logo was not
> used, then it was not okay to call the software 'Firefox'. I think a better
> resolution would have been for Mozilla to provide an alternative logo that
> could have been freely licenced, especially since the logo would still
> carry trademark protections against misuse. But the issue was not resolved,
> so Debian was forced to change the name. This did not stop it distributing
> the Mozilla software, even though it no longer was even able to use the
> trademark.

Are you sure of that?

The following email says it had nothing to do with the logo, and says it is
was trademark issue.

Brian May <br...@microcomaustralia.com.au>
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