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Hi Charles (again),

one thing I've noticed after having some hours sleep ... its is rather
about handling than touching the content of the Trademark Policy.

Since the Trademark Policy is something "official" and it might (or: I
hope ...) get translated into various languages and there might be
variances in its meaning, is there any need to highlight that the
English version is the "binding" one?

At least for other topics like the Bylaws, or the Branding Guidelines
this may be assumed - but do we require a more explicit statement here?


Am Donnerstag, den 03.03.2011, 00:02 +0100 schrieb Christoph Noack:
Hi Charles,

thanks for the effort - besides the stuff already mentioned ... some
less "legal", but rather "understandability" related comments:

      * Understandability: Most of the tdf mail addresses refer to
        mailing lists, but "" is "just" a
        normal mail address. This difference might be important for some
        people - would it be helpful to say "... send an email to the
        non-public address"?
      * Usability: Most of the text doesn't use wiki capabilities like
        headings or second outline level enumeration (e.g. no TOC is
        added by the wiki that might make finding the desired
        information more quickly).
      * Usability: Once the text is finalized, we may ask to add the
        logo examples - the logo graphics are already in the wiki, so
        why not use them?

Concerning the usability items; I can work on this once the text is
approved ... or (just ping me), I can try to improve things tomorrow
evening - if it is needed before any final approval.

Am Dienstag, den 01.03.2011, 18:19 +0100 schrieb Charles-H. Schulz:
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Please vote +1 or -1 in order to approve the trademark policy (text is

+1 (having in mind the comments above and below, and by the others)

Please also make sure you have read the additional material here: and there:

Another small comment - I've asked on the design list whether "external
use" is a proper name for that. There is an ongoing discussion how to
name that, and whether to separate the different logos for TDF /
community use. So please be aware that we might (ask to) change this
naming in the near future ...

Charles, thanks for your work!


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