Re: Debian Open Use Logo License - is it compatible with...
Joe Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> AIUI, the logos are considered trademarks. The "licence" strongly implies
> that Debian does not claim copyright on
> the open use logo, but merely trademark rights. [...]
I disagree. Copyright (c) 1999 Software in the Public Interest is
an unambiguous claim. The copyright permission is broad, though.
> However, the trademark issue comes up. The use in your logo would likely
> imply endorsment, which
> would require a trademark licence (which is a strange way of saying special
> permission is needed).
It depends if it is used for anything which requires a trademark licence.
> I'm not sure who you need to contact for that permission.
I guess email@example.com cc firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
> [[ What ever happened to resolving this issue?
I can't remember and I was still in the pub when SPI's AGM happened
(sometimes fixed meeting times suck).
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