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Re: About Logo License

On Mon, Dec 10, 2007, Steve Langasek wrote:

> > To put it another way: whatever one thinks of the Debian logo policy,
> > it seems harsh on OP to make him comply with a stricter interpretation
> > of the DFSG than the Debian project currently applies to its own logo.
> The whole reason the licensing of the Debian logos is being changed is
> because the previous licensing made them unsuitable for use within the main
> archive.  This is generally acknowledged as a bug, but shipping the official
> Debian logo within main is *also* a bug until the licensing is remedied.

   FWIW, there are no plans to change the official logo licensing as far
as I know. Unless someone comes up with a suggestion that complies with
trademark law, it will have to remain non-free if we want it to serve
the purpose it was created for.


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