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Re: Debian logo [was : Open Publication License / GPL / FDL]



On Mon, 17 Sep 2007 16:11:11 -0700 Geoffroy wrote:

[...]
> Thanks Francesco and Ben.

You're welcome!  :)

> 
> I have one more question regarding the "Debian Open Use Logo" [0].
> Can we use and include a modified version on a GPL licensed web site
> provided we maintain the SPI copyright in addition to ours?

The Open Use Logo is currently in an unclear licensing status.
The clarification and fixing process was started fairly long ago and
seems to be still (slowly) moving.

Please see the following threads, for the gory details:
http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2007/02/msg00013.html
http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2007/04/msg00071.html
http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2007/06/msg00206.html

> 
> Is the license these few lines under "Debian Open Use Logo License"
> title:
> ---------------------------------------------------------
> Copyright (c) 1999 Software in the Public Interest
> This logo or a modified version may be used by anyone to refer to
> the Debian project, but does not indicate endorsement by the project.
> ---------------------------------------------------------

It seems to be this one, indeed.
But as I stated above, it is in the process of being changed...


Big diclaimers: IANAL, TINLA, IANADD, TINASOTODP.

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