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Re: [GNU-linux-libre] Parabola GNU/Linux

From: Nicolás Reynolds
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] Parabola GNU/Linux
Date: Tue, 4 Jan 2011 21:35:53 -0300
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

El 05/01/11 12:11, Karl Berry dijo:
>     1. The Parabola developers perform no rebranding of any kind. This
>     results in the installer claiming to the "Arch Linux". I've also
>     found that the GRUB menu lists it as "Arch Linux" when booting, and
>     so does the login prompt. (There's probably more, I imagine but
>     that's where I stopped.)
>     I wonder how this fits in the the "we will not list a distribution
>     whose name makes confusion with non-free distributions likely" in
>     the Free Distro Guidelines?
> It seems problematic to me, FWIW.
> Do other already-declared-free distros also not rename in these highly
> visible places?

actually that's all, there's barely branding on Arch itself. we're looking
into it anyway :)

does rebranding count as a derived work? we're discussing it right now.

Nicolás Reynolds,
gnu/linux user #455044

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