xulrunner 2.0 in rawhide (F15) bundles several system libs
drago01 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 4 15:28:18 UTC 2010
On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 5:24 PM, Brandon Lozza <brandon at pwnage.ca> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 11:14 AM, Rahul Sundaram <metherid at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 8:38 PM, Brandon Lozza wrote:
>>> That's what i've been saying all day. It's only free software if you
>>> change the name, in which case you may loose brand recognition.
>>> Imagine if Linus forbid people from calling their OS Linux if they
>>> didn't use the binaries provided by him.
>> Free software can require that you can change the name for any modifications
>> you make and it still qualifies as free software. If you are in doubt and
>> want to ask FSF, go ahead. Before you continue with this discussion, I
>> strongly suggest you do that.
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> I've already asked Richard Stallman and I am awaiting his reply but
> let's just go through a thought exercise.
> Let's say I recompile Firefox and make a bunch of my own changes and
> REFUSE to change the name.
Your are using a trademark without an explicit agreement from the
They have invested a lot in there brand, and it is their right to
protect it the way they want.
The software IS NOT coupled to the brand, you can just remove it, and
you are ALLOWED to do so.
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