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Re: Juridical problems

jfm2@club-internet.fr wrote:
> When hacking the install I stumbled upon the string
> "Copyright by Red Hat Software".

Maybe the GPL prevents the removal of this string ?
> I am not sure we can replace it simply by "Project Independence"
> because
> a) the name Project Independence is already taken.  Of course
> we could call it "Independence Linux" or (for keeping RMS happy)
> "Independence Gnu/Linux"

"Independent Linux" is better.  ( Something about Verbs and Nouns,
but you use better english than I do most times )
> b) We have no juridical entity.  A solution would be to copyright
> using the names of the participants but putting my name in front of
> the first thing the user will see -the installation panel- seems a bit
> violent.  Perhaps better would be to have a "Contributors" and put
> Copyrights only in the sources like it is done in Linux kernel.
> Any ideas?
> --
>                         Jean Francois Martinez
> Project Independence: Linux for the Masses
> http://www.independence.seul.org