Subject: Re: ditching the official use logo?
Date: Monday 8th October 2012 19:37:58 UTC (over 4 years ago)
On Mon, Oct 08, 2012 at 08:48:40PM +0200, Thijs Kinkhorst wrote: > On Mon, October 8, 2012 16:52, Paul Tagliamonte wrote: > > Right now, the way I understand it is that you can, in a DFSG and legal > > way, create a document with the Debian logo & brand, and create a > > "certificate" that looks to be from Debian, and sell them as some sort > > of certification from Debian without recourse from the Debian project. > This is possible whether the official use logo exists or not: right now > anyone can create a certificate with the open use logo, which is what > everyone and their dog recognises as "the Debian logo". > The current open use licence does not allow you to misrepresent yourself > as being Debian. The Cc license summary even mentions prominently that it > you may not use it to claim endorsement by Debian: > http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ > I find it therefore doubtful that keeping the bottle logo solves any real > world problem. I find it doubtful that getting rid of the bottle logo solves any real world problem. -- Steve Langasek Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS Debian Developer to set it on, and I can move the world. Ubuntu Developer http://www.debian.org/ [email protected] [email protected]