[Mageia-dev] [RFC] move cairo-dock to tainted because of trademark/patent issues
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Sat Nov 12 10:51:19 CET 2011
Le mercredi 09 novembre 2011 à 23:48 +0100, Florian Hubold a écrit :
> Am 09.11.2011 23:37, schrieb Michael Scherer:
> > Le mercredi 09 novembre 2011 à 21:40 +0100, Florian Hubold a écrit :
> >> Am 09.11.2011 21:15, schrieb Michael Scherer:
> >>> For the icons, what is the problem exactly, ie what icons are
> >>> copyrighted ?
> >> Only linked the ml thread for the icons for reference. It is not said
> >> which are trademarked (and more important by whom) i guess it could
> >> be seen as a derivated work to the original lemmings game from DMA design.
> >> But as the game pingus is existing, and has not been sued,
> >> i don't think they have a valid point there.
> > Maybe the problem is somewhere else, like a icon of windows, stuff like
> > that. Hence the question.
> No, only animated penguins in there, I've attached the compressed
> directory if you want to take a look.
I guess the superman could have been a issue ( dc-comics want to make
sure the trademark is well defended ). But that seems far fetched since
pingus is in fedora.
The tarball cairo-dock-plugins has however some trademarked icons in
Scooby-Do/data ( ebay, amazon, firefox, yahoo ).
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