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From Pedro Giffuni <>
Subject Re: Use of copyrighted images with permission
Date Sun, 20 Nov 2011 00:33:05 GMT
Hi Ross;

--- On Sat, 11/19/11, Ross Gardler <> wrote:

> >
> > You need permission for other uses, just like the ASF
> logo.
> ASF logo's are available under the Apache licence but they
> are also trademarks. People can reuse them just like our
> code. They can modify them, but only in conformance with
> the trademark policy.

I see.. the classic BSD "beastie" is not a trademark.

FreeBSD has also a trademarked logo but that is even more

> We can't ship something that limits downstream users to
> "personal use". I feel confident that legal-discuss would
> say "no", but IANAL and I don't understand the full
> details so don't take this as the final word.

"No" is also an answer :).

> If you feel I am missing something then legal-discuss
> should be consulted.

It's OK, I can do the configuration workarounds that I
mentioned earlier.



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