Fedora: Freedom is a Feature.
gdk at redhat.com
Fri Oct 5 15:46:57 UTC 2007
On Fri, 5 Oct 2007, Paul Stauffer wrote:
> Or are you just remarking on the perceived irony of a phrase containing
> the word "freedom" being considered a form of intellectual property?
This point exactly. With other slogans, I'd be less concerned. With this
slogan, the idea of protecting the mark gives me some pretty serious
> If we really do want to have some sort of recognizable pithy slogan that
> people will mentally associate with Fedora, then that slogan will
> clearly be a key part of Fedora's brand identity. That's what
> trademarks *are*. I don't see any reason to intentionally ignore that.
Ordinarily, I'd agree with you. In this *particular* instance, I don't.
Yet. I could be persuaded.
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