On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 10:35 PM, Ryan Leavengood <leavengood@xxxxxxxxx>wrote: > > Overall I very much agree with your assessment of the current > situation and also feel protecting the trademarks is more important > than fixing the distro guidelines. As I've said before I think the > release of the alpha has changed things quite a bit, and removed a lot > of the motivation for distros. But either way we need to protect the > Haiku brand. > > The Haiku brand is important but it's important that there is a lot of goodwill towards the Haiku community. If the Haiku community has a very aggressive exclusionary approach, that will just create enemies and more problems.