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From: "MenTaLguY" <mentalguy@gmail.com>
Date: Aug 29, 2012 12:24 AM
Subject: Re: [Inkscape-board] Trademark policy final decisions
To: "Josh Andler" <scislac@gmail.com>

Hm. I concur with Ted and Bryce on these points.


On Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 12:15 AM, Josh Andler <scislac@gmail.com> wrote:
Another one...

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From: Josh Andler <scislac@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, Jul 9, 2012 at 2:56 PM
Subject: Re: [Inkscape-board] Trademark policy final decisions
To: Bryce Harrington <bryce@canonical.com>
Cc: Ted Gould <ted@gould.cx>, Inkscape Board List
<inkscape-board@lists.sourceforge.net>


+1 on all of Ted's answers, I feel the same.

On Mon, Jul 9, 2012 at 2:30 PM, Bryce Harrington <bryce@canonical.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 09, 2012 at 04:20:09PM -0500, Ted Gould wrote:
>> Hey folks,
>>
>> So we've almost got a trademark policy.  To finish it, we need an answer
>> to a few questions:
>>
>>         Should it say "Free and Open Source Software" or just "Open
>>         Source" ?
>>
>>         Do we want to allow the name in other products?  For instance if
>>         there was an "Inkscape Gradient Snagger" would that be okay as
>>         another product?
>>
>>         Do we want to restrict use of the logo to unmodified versions?
>>         This would be things like showing half of it, or perhaps
>>         different gradients to match a particular style.
>>
>>         Do we want to allow merchandise with the Inkscape logo on it?
>>         T-shirts, stickers, etc.
>>
>> Now my answers :-)
>>
>>         I think "Free and Open Source" is best.  I hate the debate, but
>>         it is what we're doing.
>>
>>         I think that using the name in other products is fine as long as
>>         they don't cause confusion, which is covered explicitly in other
>>         sections, so I'm cool with it.
>>
>>         I like the idea of people being creative with our logo, so I'm
>>         for not having any restrictions there.
>>
>>         I'm okay with other people making Inkscape merchandise.  I think
>>         we should encourage them to give back, but not have any
>>         requirement to do so.
>>
>> Any other opinions?
>
> Agreed with Ted on #1 and #4.
>
> Don't really have an opinion on #2 and #3; what Ted proposed sounds fine.
>
> So, +1 for Ted's proposal.
>
> Bryce
>
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