Thunderbird bz 579023 still not fixed even though there is an upstream fix available

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Sun Apr 25 16:08:50 UTC 2010

On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 12:03:28 -0400,
  Tom Lane <tgl at> wrote:
> Bruno Wolff III <bruno at> writes:
> > The issue is that the Mozilla trademark rules are preventing us from
> > packaging software using those trademarks in accordance with our rules.
> > I think it would be better for the trademarks to go, rather than granting
> > exceptions to the rules.
> Wouldn't it be sensible to approach the Mozilla folk about getting them
> to relax their requirements so that sane packaging is possible?  ISTM
> that this must be a problem for other distros too.

I though we did that several years ago. I wasn't a packager at that time,
so I didn't follow what was happening closely.

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