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From twaintwist <twaintw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Proper attribution for use of Batik
Date Fri, 06 Nov 2009 13:22:58 GMT

Thanks,

So are their example apps you can point to that currently provide
attribution? ---  I'd like to leverage good ideas....


Simon Pepping @ Home wrote:
> 
> On Tue, Nov 03, 2009 at 06:15:26AM -0500, thomas.deweese@kodak.com wrote:
>> Hi Tom,
>> 
>> t murr <twaintwist@gmail.com> wrote on 10/30/2009 04:45:53 PM:
>> 
>> > Our software (website) would like to use Batik ----  can you tell us
>> > how we should provide attribution for the use of Batik on our site? 
>> > --- are there other websites that you can point us to that do it right? 
>> ----
>> 
>>     Thanks for considering providing attribution.  I'm not aware of 
>> existing standards on providing attribution.  I would suggest a link to:
>> 
>>         http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/batik/
>> 
>>     Attached to either the xmlgraphics badge: 
>>         http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/batik/images/group-logo.png
>> 
>> or the Batik 'logo': 
>>         http://xmlgraphics.apache.org/batik/images/batik.png
> 
> These days the ASF guards its trademarks and logos. For the current
> policy see http://apache.org/foundation/marks/. I believe the above
> suggestions are withing that policy, see esp. the following phrases:
> 
> "Examples of permitted nominative fair use:
> 
>         * "This <here> is the graphic logo for Apache Foo software."
> 
> and
> 
> "Using the Apache Foo (and similar) graphic logos:
> 
> You needn't ask us for permission to use Apache's graphics logos (the
> versions published on individual project's websites) on your own
> website solely as a hyperlink to the specific Apache project website
> or to www.apache.org. All other uses of Apache Foo (and similar)
> graphic logos must be approved in writing by the Apache PRC.
> 
> Unlike ASF's word trademarks (such as "Apache" and "Foo"), our graphic
> logos are also licensed to the public under the Apache License. That
> license permits you to create derivative works of those logos, as with
> any other Apache copyrighted work. However, trademark law does not
> allow you to apply any "confusingly similar" derivative logo to
> software if a relevant consumer would likely be confused by that use
> of that derivative logo."
> 
> So, please go ahead, and thanks for considering providing attribution.
> 
> Simon
> 
> -- 
> Simon Pepping
> home page: http://www.leverkruid.eu
> 
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