Re: Skype/Facebook trademark logos in Debian packages
Luca Falavigna wrote:
> "Skype’s trade marks and trade dress may not be used in connection
> with any product or service that is not Skype’s, in any manner that
> is likely to cause confusion among customers"
> pidgin-skype is a third-party software, not provided or associated with
> Skype other than it needs Skype application to be executed, so it could
> not do use of the Skype logos.
I think you are right concerning this license, but OTOH Skype has
recently decided to make the UI part of their linux client "open source":
Apparently they want to keep just the communications protocol closed
source, as some kind of a library.
I think it should be researched what Skype means by making the UI "open
source" before deciding this matter. I think it's possible they wanted
to allow for integration with multiprotocol clients.