|| ||Steve Langasek <vorlon-AT-debian.org> |
|| ||debian-project-AT-lists.debian.org |
|| ||Re: ditching the official use logo? |
|| ||Mon, 8 Oct 2012 12:37:58 -0700|
|| ||Article, Thread
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:
> 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
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