[mythtv-users] new YouTube plugin for MythTV
danielk at cuymedia.net
Tue Nov 13 22:03:26 UTC 2007
On Tue, 2007-11-13 at 10:05 -0500, Greene, David Cameron wrote:
> Wouldn't removing the names go directly against the GPL though?
No, the GPL recognizes that you might not want to be associated with
a fork of something you wrote, so the GPL requires that anyone creating
a fork clearly mark a fork as such. And since the GPL does not cover
trademark rights, the trademark holder can always insist that fork be
renamed. The trademark, i.e. "MythTV", "Project Grayhem", does not need
to be registered for trademark law to be in effect.
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