Bug 139130 - Namco would probably dislike the pacman screensaver
Namco would probably dislike the pacman screensaver
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xscreensaver (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
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Reported: 2004-11-12 21:36 EST by Rob Kearey
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-19 08:08:17 EST
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Description Rob Kearey 2004-11-12 21:36:25 EST
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Description of problem:
[robk@localhost ~]$ locate pacman

Given Namco's litigisnous, it's probably unwise to include this in the
xscreensave package. We really should groom xscreensaver for this sort
of thing.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. user xscreensaver
2. namco notices pacman module
3. lawyers appear

Actual Results:  Pacman appears

Expected Results:  Lack of men in expensive suits with terrifying
blessed rustproof +1 fountain pens and briefcases

Additional info:
Comment 1 Ray Strode [halfline] 2004-11-18 19:16:22 EST
I've emailed legal so we'll see what they say.
Comment 3 Ray Strode [halfline] 2004-11-19 08:08:17 EST

The consensus from Red Hat legal is that this shouldn't be something
we should be worried about right now.

If they have a problem with us using it then they'll ask us to remove it. 

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