Re: Inappropriate use of Debian logo.
Alessandro Rubini <email@example.com> writes:
> > [...] "The comapny Logo was created by photoshop and Logo software,
> > we desgined it from the stretch. if you have somethins to say, give
> > us a call."
> Unfortunately, they may be right and in good faith.
Right. But that may not matter, since (unlike copyright) the derivation
of an image is not AFAIK relevant for trademark violation; what matters
is whether the image is confusingly similar to an existing trademark.
> This message confirms the swirl is just one of the defaults:
> [which, may I say, was quite a naive choice for such an important
Yes, it would have been better to present an image that wasn't so
trivially duplicated by independent users of that image program. But
it's a burden to be borne now.
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