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

Tom Lane tgl at
Sun Apr 25 16:19:05 UTC 2010

Bruno Wolff III <bruno at> writes:
> On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 12:03:28 -0400,
>   Tom Lane <tgl at> wrote:
>> 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.

Well, if we say to them "either you fix this licensing problem or your
trademarks will disappear from Fedora", it might get their attention.
Especially if we can get Debian and some other distros to tell them the

			regards, tom lane

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