that old GNU/Linux argument
alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Mon Jul 21 23:31:32 UTC 2008
> BTW, please also remind Telsa and also whoever's in charge of
> linux(tm).org.uk that her home page and their front page don't abide
> by http://www.linuxmark.org/attribution.php
Go read up on trademarks before making yourself look a complete and utter
muppet. Using a mark for its appropriate purpose doesn't always require
attribution. Sticking a mark in the middle of other things in a way that
causes confusion generally needs that and may well need the permission of
the rights holder.
The difference between talking about a Xerox machine (genuinely by Xerox)
and trying to sell your own product as GNU/Xerox is quite different.
(compiling products with Linux/gcc - after all if GNU needed Linux, and
RMS said they needed a kernel then clearly gnu products needed Linux
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