Re: Debian logo & its license
On Sat, 23 Jan 1999, Chris Waters wrote:
>Wichert Akkerman wrote:
>> I propose that we vote on accepting both the logo and the current
>I very much dislike the current license. I'm a debian developer, I'd
>like to put the debian logo on my home page, but I do *not* necessarily
>want to devote half or more of my home page to debian. I'd rather have
>pointers to the debian web site, and let debian speak for itself.
>Current (expired) license forbids this.
>I've previously raised issues about using the logo inside of packages
>too -- this one may be addressed by the current license, but it's
>certainly not clear.
>The logo should be a logo, it should be used to refer to or to advertise
>debian. It should *mean* debian. The current license isn't even
>*close* to filling this goal, imo.
>Debian is a free project to distribute a free OS. It should have a free
>logo. FREE THE LOGO!! FREE THE LOGO!! :-)
well then, that's all the more reason to have a vote, imho. i personally
dislike the logo and agree with you about the license. since there are
enough people raising concerns about the logo, i think a vote is
what do you think?