George Prowse posted on Mon, 12 Apr 2010 14:13:31 +0100 as excerpted: > If you are arguing that the name is ambiguous then I think you are > wrong. Gentoo knows about the unofficial wiki and knows it's mission is > to help Gentoo and not to hinder it. Gentoo hardly makes a habit of > Apple-like litigation when trying to protect it's logo.
... Which was basically my point, up-thread. Gentoo has trademarks and etc, and if it decided to "go Apple" (or nuclear, the term I'd have used) on the unofficial wiki (among other sites), it could. But that'd be a very bad situation for everyone involved, not just for the wiki, but for Gentoo as well. Other than that, Gentoo doesn't control the independent and unofficial gentoo-wiki, and thus doesn't feel comfortable linking to it. Quite reasonable, I think. Actually, this whole sub-thread about whether they're abiding by the current policy or not, then, wasn't my intent, and was in fact entirely unexpected. -- Duncan - List replies preferred. No HTML msgs. "Every nonfree program has a lord, a master -- and if you use the program, he is your master." Richard Stallman