Re: [steering-discuss] addition to trademark policy
On Wed, 2011-08-10 at 14:31 +0200, Thorsten Behrens wrote:
Caolan McNamara wrote:
Imho quite easy to resolve: use the community logos per default for builds
from source. Enable the Logo with TDF tagline on build time and tell people
to use this only when doing builds that are supposed to be distributed
via TDF resources.
that indeed sounds like a senseful idea. What do others think?
Its the logical conclusion. Do we think this is a desirable thing
however ? rather than a corner the rules paint us into that force
maintainable of duplicate logos, etc.
It makes the whole thing much more consistent, therefore it makes a
lot of sense to me.
The tm rule then boils down to: stuff from the official tdf/libo
website - TDF mark permitted. Stuff from elsewhere: TDF mark not
permitted, unless permission explicitely granted.
So, if OpenSUSE wants to use the TDF logo in the distro all they need do
tis ask - but if 3 guys on an IRC channel decide to roll their own Linux
Distro, then on day one it would be the Community Logo.
[Side note - hopefully when future decisions are made to allow
commercial operators to use the TDF mark the community will be involved
in that decision, in some way]
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