Fedora derivatives branding discussion

Paul W. Frields stickster at gmail.com
Fri Apr 21 00:14:37 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-04-20 at 14:39 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-04-20 at 20:30 +0200, Rudolf Kastl wrote:
> > id have to remove all art and branding etc... ok...
> > 
> > but then again calling it "derived of fedora" is legal? i am still
> > just curious... sorry for keeping on asking the same question. is only
> > "fork of fedora" legal then? 
> IANAL, but as long as it isn't in the name of the product, or the logo
> of the product, I think in the documentation you can reference that it
> was built from or based on Fedora.

I think Mark Webbink has some very different ideas about that from the
standpoint of trademark dilution.  We may need to get that input (which
is forthcoming AFAIK) in order to make some true headway on this issue.

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