[haiku] Re: Rethinking the Haiku Distro Guidelines

  • From: "Jorge G. Mare" <koki@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 13:56:52 -0700

On Tue, 2009-10-13 at 21:01 +0300, Firat Can Basarir wrote:
> Hello,
> I am not a big fan of distributions myself. But the most important
> thing about free software is independence. I don't want to be
> controlled by any organization and, frankly, I don't wouldn't want to
> use an OS that is almost impossible to be forked.


In Haiku's case, a trademark policy would applies to the product name
and logo, not code.

So relax: as long as the code is released under a MIT license, your
freedom to fork source code would not curtailed in any way by any
trademark policy.

Jorge/aka Koki

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