[Marketing] (C) SL or (C) SFC???

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Wed Oct 27 14:49:17 EDT 2010

On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 2:47 PM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com> wrote:
> As per below, we need to change www.sl.o to say (C) Software Freedom
> Conservancy 2009, 2010 instead of (C) Sugar Labs 2009. Anywhere else
> that (C) SL appears?

Well, it seems to be on all of the static pages.

No reason not to say Sugar Labs (R) is a registered trademark of the
Software Freedom Conservancy on the landing page. Prob. don't need to
repeat it elsewhere.

> thanks.
> -walter
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Bradley M. Kuhn <bkuhn at sfconservancy.org>
> Date: Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 2:08 PM
> Subject: Re: (C) SL or (C) SFC???
> To: Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com>
> Cc: Karen Sandler <karen at softwarefreedom.org>, Sascha Silbe
> <silbe at sugarlabs.org>
> Walter,
> Please note that the address <conservancy at softwarefreedom.org> is
> defunct.  The email found its way to me, but may not in the future.
> Walter Bender wrote at 15:38 (EDT) on Tuesday:
>> As per the discussion below, could you please clarify the process by
>> which Sugar Labs should be assigning copywrite in our code and web
>> pages? Should everything read SFC instead of SL?
> It's certainly true that Sugar Labs is not a legal entity and cannot be
> a copyright holder.  The copyright holder would therefore have to be the
> individual generating the work, or the Conservancy.
> Meanwhile, it's possible, if you like, for some of Sugar Labs work to be
> assigned to Conservancy, and then can say "Copyright (C) Software
> Freedom Conservancy".
> We leave this decision wholly up to the projects, but everyone should be
> using their own names in copyright assignments unless they've signed a
> copyright assignment with the Conservancy (and I believe that no on in
> Sugar Labs project has).
> --
> Bradley M. Kuhn, Executive Director, Software Freedom Conservancy
> --
> Walter Bender
> Sugar Labs
> http://www.sugarlabs.org

Walter Bender
Sugar Labs

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