KDE Apps name trademarks

Christoph Cullmann christoph at cullmann.io
Wed Jul 8 19:27:58 BST 2020


On 2020-07-08 20:20, Ben Cooksley wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 9, 2020 at 6:09 AM Christoph Cullmann 
> <christoph at cullmann.io> wrote:
>> 
>> On 2020-07-08 18:12, Jonathan Riddell wrote:
>> > Recently we've noticed some KDE apps ending up on the Microsoft Store
>> > uploaded by unknown third parties.  Maybe to up some credit score for
>> > their developer account.  Maybe to install bitcoin  miners.  We don't
>> > know the motivations.  Since it's all free software the licence allows
>> > it.
>> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> have you some links to these applications?
> 
> I believe Jonathan will be referring to
> https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/p/kdiff-3-diff-utility/9ndvvx243rfh?activetab=pivot:overviewtab#

Hi, thanks for the link.

Guess such things are unavoidable.

If the uploading person is some KDE community member, I assume one could 
talk with him/her/...

Otherwise we must keep in mind we are open source and yes, this is 
possible.

(and perhaps promote the KDE e.V. uploaded stuff better)

Greetings
Christoph

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