Everyone in the Gnu/Linux world (or the Linux world or the Gnu world or the Mozilla world or the FOSS world or whatever) has been publishing their opinions on Iceweasel, the new trademark-free Firefox clone from Gnu and Debian, so here's mine:

Who cares? I mean this totally honestly. Who cares whether Debian uses another name for Firefox? People are talking about how Firefox's market share will be damaged, this is destroying brand recognition, it will make people feel unsafe using Linux. Wait a minute. Just wait a minute. Ubuntu, the most user-friendly and most-used distribution, already uses a "generic" icon for Firefox. So what's wrong with also changing the name? Really, I have trouble seeing the difference it will make to anyone other than a FOSS fanatic. Personally, I try to use FOSS, but I don't cringe at the prospect of good, free, proprietary software if the FOSS equivalent is much less powerful.

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