[Ambassadors] Fedora NPO

Max Spevack mspevack at redhat.com
Mon Feb 18 17:49:48 UTC 2008

On Mon, 18 Feb 2008, Jeroen van Meeuwen wrote:

> Let's just say that it'd be hard for them to argue we cannot use the 
> trademark when on the other hand when we asked it didn't seem to have 
> all that much priority or importance. And that is besides the 
> trademark being used by those who build the brand to begin with. 
> Anyway, as legally and practically are two completely different things 
> still, we'd appreciate if you'd attempt to get them to answer whether 
> or not we can expect trouble.
> Then there's the question of whether we use the trademark or not. I'm 
> thinking using just "Fedora" in the name is already considered "using 
> the trademark" isn't it?

I just sent an email to the Fedora Board list, copying both Jeroen and 
Gerold, that explains the whole thing, and asks the Board to give an 
official "ok" about this whole thing.

In my opinion, this thread can pause for now.  The Fedora Board meets 


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