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Re: cc me on reply Package The Golden Arches

William Ballard <nospam_40811@alltel.net> writes:

> On Tue, Jan 11, 2005 at 08:05:31PM -0500, Brian Thomas Sniffen wrote:
>> William Ballard <nospam_40811@alltel.net> writes:
>> > I say in kindness and not hostility: "put your money where your mouth 
>> > is."  Distribute the Golden Arches as a piece of clipart.
>> File this as an RFP; you are unlikely to find a maintainer.
> Well, my respect for the originality of FOSS is diminished by the fact 
> that some people value having a image of Pac-Man as An Original Work.

That is the one image that was generally agreed should possibly go.

> I'm seeing an example of people getting away whatever they can possibly 
> get away with in gray areas.  That's exactly why I grew to revile 
> Microsoft.

These gray areas are a product of your imagination and your lack of
understanding of copyright and trademark law.  There's nothing even
remotely sketchy about depicting real items in art or in freely
licensing the result.


Brian Sniffen                                       bts@alum.mit.edu

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