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From: Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@×××.net>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] Gentoo Wiki Project
Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2010 18:00:36
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] Gentoo Wiki Project by George Prowse
1 George Prowse posted on Mon, 12 Apr 2010 14:13:31 +0100 as excerpted:
3 > If you are arguing that the name is ambiguous then I think you are
4 > wrong. Gentoo knows about the unofficial wiki and knows it's mission is
5 > to help Gentoo and not to hinder it. Gentoo hardly makes a habit of
6 > Apple-like litigation when trying to protect it's logo.
8 ... Which was basically my point, up-thread. Gentoo has trademarks and
9 etc, and if it decided to "go Apple" (or nuclear, the term I'd have used)
10 on the unofficial wiki (among other sites), it could. But that'd be a
11 very bad situation for everyone involved, not just for the wiki, but for
12 Gentoo as well.
14 Other than that, Gentoo doesn't control the independent and unofficial
15 gentoo-wiki, and thus doesn't feel comfortable linking to it. Quite
16 reasonable, I think.
18 Actually, this whole sub-thread about whether they're abiding by the
19 current policy or not, then, wasn't my intent, and was in fact entirely
20 unexpected.
22 --
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24 "Every nonfree program has a lord, a master --
25 and if you use the program, he is your master." Richard Stallman