Bug 84554 - should not require trademarked file
should not require trademarked file
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: xmms (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2003-02-18 14:33 EST by Peter Bowen
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:34 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 1.2.8-1
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Last Closed: 2003-09-08 23:52:56 EDT
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Description Peter Bowen 2003-02-18 14:33:02 EST
xmms requires /usr/share/xmms/Skins/Bluecurve-xmms.zip, as that is its default
skin.  This is all fine and good, except Bluecurve is a trademark of Red Hat and
Red Hat trademark guidelines do not allow distribution of the Bluecurve themes
if they are called "Bluecurve".  Therefore, xmms must be recompiled if the theme
changes name.  It would be much better if xmms could require
/usr/share/xmms/Skins/default which would be provided by redhat-artwork as
symlink to Bluecurve-xmms.zip, or to do something similar.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2003-02-18 14:46:32 EST
Havoc, opinions?
Comment 2 Havoc Pennington 2003-02-18 14:58:01 EST
I'd say the basic problem is that xmms has its default theme hardcoded in the 
binary instead of in a configuration file or schemas file. That's what I'd tend
to fix. symlink hacks might break stuff, aside from aesthetic issues.
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2003-02-18 15:29:19 EST
Well, we can take out the literal Requirement:; xmms will just throw up an error
on startup and use the default skin if redhat-artwork isn't installed.
Comment 4 Bill Nottingham 2003-09-08 23:52:56 EDT
Fixed in 1.2.8-1.

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