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Re: About Logo License

On Tue, Dec 11, 2007 at 10:15:00AM +0100, Sam Hocevar wrote:
> 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.

Ask Sun, they BSD'd the Java Mascot, which is trademarked.


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