[IAEP] [SLOBS] [SLOBs] Ooo4Kids logo request

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Mon Jun 28 08:05:19 EDT 2010

On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 10:14 AM, Sascha Silbe
<sascha-ml-ui-sugar-iaep at silbe.org> wrote:
> Excerpts from Bernie Innocenti's message of Sat Jun 26 07:34:16 +0200 2010:
>> <ericb2> http://www.educoo.org/pages/partenaires/
>> <ericb2> Adam sent me some machines, and you are counted as partner
>> <ericb2> you means "Sugar Labs"
> While AFAICT it's nice to have Sugar Labs mentioned on that page, it
> appears to credit Sugar Labs for something OLPC has provided.
> Leaning out of the window a bit (*) I'd say the use of the logo and name
> in this context is fair use anyway, so while it helps to mention this
> "use case" on the examples page, there's no need for SLOBS to (explicitly)
> permit it.

FWIW, there has been more to the effort than simply having hardware to
run on. While Eric et al. have done the heavy lifting, there has been
support from the Sugar dev community. (And many words of encouragement
from me.)


>> Besides the waste of time, I'm afraid that acting like a bunch of
>> paranoid attorneys when interacting with our partners and contributors
>> would hurt Sugar Labs' public image way more than the tiny chance of our
>> logo receiving an undeserved acknowledgment somewhere.
> +2
> Sascha
> (*) I don't speak french, so I'm relying on machine translation.
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Walter Bender
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