Selling systems with Fedora preloaded.
gdk at redhat.com
Mon Nov 28 16:10:26 UTC 2005
On Mon, 28 Nov 2005, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 28, 2005 at 10:51:30AM -0500, Greg DeKoenigsberg wrote:
> > As the usage guidelines stand *right now*, you *cannot* use the Fedora
> > name if you alter the bits *in any way*.
> > This has been the policy since Fedora was first created -- largely because
> > no one had the time to deal with questions like the ones you're raising
> > right now.
> I think a common OEM case is: What if the CD included is stock Fedora, but
> the installed system has been modified? I know of several vendors which
> do this already, and are calling it "Fedora"....
Yep. And technically, according to the current guidelines, they are in
violation. Which means that it's incumbent upon us to come up with a more
reasonable policy as soon as possible.
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Community Relations ] [ to be lighthearted and intelligent. the
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