Am Mittwoch, den 09.12.2009, 16:14 -0500 schrieb Paul W. Frields:
On Wed, Dec 09, 2009 at 09:57:10PM +0100, Fabian Deutsch wrote:
> Fedora contains various tools for appliance creation. AFAIK it is
> intended that Fedora shall be used as a base for various appliances ISVs
> or OEMs want to create. But there is there some legal-guide which
> summarizes the legal aspects of Fedora based appliances e.g. when I want
> to distribute a Fedora AOS with some proprietary software? (As some kind
> of media-center).
I'm assuming you mean guidance on whether, and how, these types of
appliances can use the "Fedora" name and associated trademarks. You
can find our full trademark guidelines here:
The particular section on appliances and OS images is here:
The usage of the "Fedora" tardemark is just one point. There are more
questions (for me at least :) ), like:
Will a appliance providers have to keep the sources of all distributed
packages, even if they are official Fedora packages?