[IAEP] Conditions for the usage of XO logo?
sebastian at somosazucar.org
Mon Oct 17 13:28:42 EDT 2011
No need to panic!
We can and use the logo [in the Sugar interface].
I was wondering if we can modify it and distribute modified versions of it
like we did before (maybe we shouldn't have?):
I was unaware that we couldn't use in promotion.
El 17/10/11 11:26, kikomayorga escribió:
> it feels so silly to be thinking for permission to use the XO logo,,
> ...something must be really wrong....
> Kiko Mayorga
> i+d ata/escuelab.org <http://escuelab.org>
> 2011/10/17 Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com
> <mailto:walter.bender at gmail.com>>
> On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 8:15 AM, Cristian Paul Peñaranda Rojas
> <paul at kristianpaul.org <mailto:paul at kristianpaul.org>> wrote:
> >> You may want to ask on the olpc list. Also, what is relevance
> of the
> >> Firefox reference?
> > I understand that because firefox logo is trademark, so, and
> example of what
> > have to be done if you uses software in wich that kind logos is
> Iceweasel was a rebranding of Firefox in response to a specific issue
> Mozilla had with Debian regarding "unapproved" patches. By bringing it
> up as the lead-in to his question, I can only assume that Sebastian is
> suggesting that there is some looming issue regarding the use of an
> OLPC trademark that would violate one or more of the OLPC guidelines.
> I was perhaps not direct enough in asking what is that issue.
> When we have something concrete with which to work, the community can
> take action. For example, when it was pointed out by Ruben that the
> Scratch license was not a FOSS license, we removed it from ASLO. (Note
> that the issue with Scratch was only tangentially related to the use
> of their trademark artwork.) We also have been working with MIT to
> address the issue so that hopefully we can some day have a FOSS
> > In the case of firefox branded web-browswer some gnu/linux
> distros ended both doing an
> > agreement for the logo use with mozilla or rebrading the
> software name (including new logo
> > design of course).
> > In the case of the XO logo, is more interesting because it is
> used in Sugar
> > and also in the XO-* laptop case.
> FYI, I last asked OLPC about the XO logo back in 2009. At the time,
> they asked that the SFC provide some guidance on the topic. I asked
> the SFC and have yet to hear back from their legal counsel. I believe
> that the status quo is that we are not free to use the XO graphic in
> our marketing materials without permission from OLPC.
> > So, sebastian keep us posted ! :)
> Walter Bender
> Sugar Labs
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