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Re: [opensuse] Boxed 10.2 orders (OT)
  • From: Verner Kjærsgaard <vk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 27 Dec 2006 20:24:54 +0100
  • Message-id: <200612272024.54325.vk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Onsdag 27 december 2006 19:48 skrev steve reilly:
> On Tuesday 26 December 2006 14:08, Verner Kjærsgaard wrote:
> > Tirsdag 26 december 2006 01:32 skrev J Sloan:
> >
> >
> > Dear Ladies and Gentlemen of this fine list :-)
> >
> > - I know not much about the US postal system nor other distributional
> > matters in your part of the world.
> > - But let me tell you of a small (one man show, I don't know??) business
> > in my part of the world, Denmark. See www.linuxpusher.dk, they'll burn
> > CD/DVDs and ship them same day. Prices is the cost of burning, shipping
> > and a small reasonable profit.
> > - If legal (?) in the US, such a small entrepreneur would solve at least
> > one of the box problems that I gather you have - from reading this
> > thread. - and a MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY New Year to you all too !
> > --
> > ------------------------------
> > Med venlig hilsen/Best regards
> > Verner Kjærsgaard
> > Denmark.
>
> I believe you would need to have permission from novell to "sell" or at
> least to advertise to "sell" the download of opensuse in the united states.
> (I have tried this before on ebay to sell previously owned boxed sets,
> they remove the auction, and sent an email stating novell asked that my
> auction be removed )
>
> As near as I can tell the novell trademarks and anything to do with
> opensuse would have to be removed from the package first. These are
> registered trademarks, which no one has the right to distribute for profit
> without permission. I never pursued it further, but Im sure the fee is
> quite steep.
>
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>
>
> --
> This computer is powered by OpenSuse 10.2
> 1:38pm up 19:36, 2 users, load average: 0.25, 0.29, 0.17
> kernel-2.6.18.2-34-default
> http://norwichlinuxusersgroup.com


Thank you for your answer. Yes, you're most likely right about the trademarks
issues and all.

Now, utter OT..

- may I ask, how do you automatically include the technical details of your
computer in your signature?


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Med venlig hilsen/Best regards
Verner Kjærsgaard
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