[vbox-dev] OSE edition's desktop entry

Frank Mehnert Frank.Mehnert at Sun.COM
Mon May 10 12:24:53 GMT 2010


On Monday 10 May 2010, Lubomir Rintel wrote:
> For RPM Fusion VirtualBox OSE package we used to replace the string "Sun
> VirtualBox" which recently got changed to "Oracle VM VirtualBox" in the
> desktop entry with "VirtualBox OSE" to avoid trade mark issues and
> confusion with the commercial offering.
> We've in fact never discussed this with upstream and I now feel that it
> might be understood as stripping of credit where it's due. In attempt to
> correct the possible mistake I'd like to hear from the developers:
> Should we stick with what's in the source tarball or are you okay with
> "VirtualBox OSE"?

Of course you are right, the correct name for the OSE version of
VirtualBox is "VirtualBox OSE". We will fix the shipped .desktop

Kind regards,

Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert

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