Thunderbird in Microsoft Store
vseerror at lehigh.edu
Wed Jun 5 10:33:46 UTC 2019
On 6/5/2019 5:26 AM, Mark Banner wrote:
> On 30/05/2019 19:52, Eric Moore wrote:
>> This raises a related question. Many Linux distro's have their own
>> build of Thunderbird. While they have some modifications I don't
>> consider them a port. They're just a distro specific build, and
>> something you can expect to get support from at SUMO and MozilaZine
>> despite not being released by Mozilla. What determines whether an
>> email application can legally call itself Thunderbird?
> I would suggest that the council discusses this with the Mozilla legal
> There are various guidelines for the use of Mozilla's trademarks
> and there's also guidelines for the distribution of Firefox
> It is slightly unclear, but looking at the Firefox rules and if it was
> myself doing the port, I'd probably ask for written permission or at
> least double-check it wasn't necessary.
> Hence, I think this should at least be checked/discussed with legal as
> part of standard trademark checking.
Indeed, the council has been discussing this, and has reached out to the
author of the port.
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