Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 19th Apr 2008 23:39 UTC, submitted by TheNerd
BeOS & Derivatives Every now and then, the Haiku mailing lists explode with emails about something called the distribution guidelines. The Haiku guys set up a set of guidelines with regards to use of the Haiku trademarks and logos; the "Haiku" name may not be used in the distribution's name, official trademarks and logos must be excluded, but the Haiku icons and artwork may be used. In addition to these cosmetic and trademark issues, the guidelines explain what is needed in order to receive the official "Haiku compatible" logo.
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Why making the same mistakes again ?
This problem was already a big one with DevEd, MaxEd, MiniEd, Dan0, ... and even more with Zeta.
Now we have one OS for all, which should be followed as kind of a standard for such a small comunity.

Why making distros from the same system, moreover with different names (- ARRGGHHH !!! -), instead of packages to download or inscluded on install CD for the only one official Haiku-OS, with updates for those packages.

But in any case, i think distros or packages comes waaayyy to early in the Haiku history. We should talk, think together and do things together (in multilingual for exemple) test test test ... and release those side project the same day Haiku comes officialy to R1.

My 0,02€

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