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Re: Licence of the Debian Open Use Logo with “Debian” text



On Thu, 4 Mar 2010 14:12:25 +0100 Tanguy Ortolo wrote:

> Hello,

Hi!

> 
> I wonder if there is not a problem with the Debian Open Use Logo with
> “Debian” from <http://www.fr.debian.org/logos/index.en.html>.
[...]
> this may be a serious issue, as this Logo with “Debian”,
> or derivated work, is used in many packages. For instance, gdm and
> gdm-themes are released under GPLv2 but provide images that contain it.

The following debian-legal thread is the last news about this issue
that I can remember:
http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2008/11/msg00048.html
The announcement was then done on a DPN issue:
http://www.debian.org/News/project/2008/15/

I hope this helps to shed some light on the issue.


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