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Debian Fights Mozilla's Fire, Thunder With 'Ice'

Here's some more coverage of the Debian-Mozilla dispute over the poor Firefox, this time by
See it here, allthoug there's not much news in it


There are two key issues in the dispute: logo usage and patch management.

The logo issue concerns Debian's non-use of the Firefox logo with the Firefox browser. Debian considers the trademarked Firefox logo “non-free” and thus non-compliant with the Debian Free Software Guidelines.

Mozilla claims that using the Firefox name without the official branding is a trademark violation.

Furthermore, Mozilla wants Debian's Firefox package maintainers to pass patches they make back through Mozilla for approval.

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