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 From:  krt <kkrrtt at gmail dot com>
 To:  Adam Armstrong <lists at memetic dot org>
 Cc:  'Sven Brill' <madde at gmx dot net>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Re/Debranding m0n0wall
 Date:  Sat, 10 Feb 2007 17:23:26 -0800
Stick a label like "Voswall pro, powered by m0n0wall" and donate $20 per 
m0n0wall instance that customers run :-)



Adam Armstrong wrote:
>>> I don't want to remove Manuel's copyright or other license notices,
>> but I'd
>>> like to replace the logo and obvious identification strings.
>>>
>> good, because removing the copyright string is against the license :) I
> 
> I don't want to break any licenses, I just would rather use m0n0wall than
> PIX! :)
> 
>> have never played with it, but it looks like the obvious branding is
>> logo.gif, and if you are lazy, you could replace that with an image of
>> the same dimensions(150x47), name it logo.gif, and overwrite the
>> m0n0wall logo.
>>
>> you might want to change the colors in the stylesheet to make it look
>> different. Aside from that, I don't see any branding. did you do a grep
>> -ri m0n0 over the whole filesystem?
> 
> I'm not overly familiar with the internals of m0n0, i thought i'd ask before
> i started breaking things!
> 
> It's not necessary to remove all mentions of m0n0, just the obvious bits...
>  
>> Just make sure that the copyright notice is intact and that you provide
>> the source code if you redistribute - check license.php. IANAL, and I
>> also don't know about etiquette in this, but it looks like you must
>> retain the copyright notice somewhere, and that's that - though it
>> would
>> make me feel weird if all I changed for this "fork" were the logo and
>> the colors, but that might be just me :).
>> If you rename the whole thing "voswall" (or "v0swall" to signify the
>> heritage), you probably need to reference m0n0 somewhere, check how the
>> pfsense team integrated the references to m0n0.
> 
> I'm not planning to 'fork', rather to merely change some strings and logos
> of each release before I pass them on to our customers!
> 
> It does feel a little weird to do such things to someone else's work... But
> otherwise I'd have to use PIX or Netscreen! :\
> 
> Adam.
> 
> 
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