On Monday, 1 February 2016 at 20:14:42 UTC, Ola Fosheim Grøstad
On Monday, 1 February 2016 at 20:01:11 UTC, Chris Wright wrote:
What I would actually expect, instead of a C&D letter, is a
set of guidelines for using the D logo and other trademarked
material. That's pretty standard for open source projects. And
if those guidelines forbad using the D logo for a
documentation mirror, that would be a problem.
The last time this was discussed it came up that the creator of
the logo has not transferred the rights, so you would have to
ask the creator of the logo for usage that goes beyond the
Unless this has changed there is no way for "D Foundation" to
register the design as a trademark. And the letter "D" itself
cannot be used as a trademark, so if you want to trademark a
"D" logo it has to be very specific.
Here is the relevant link:
«The following pictures are ideas for different styles as an
effort to create a common logo for the D programming language
«COPYRIGHT © SUKIMASHITA 2006
ALL FREE TO USE. ONLY SELLING THESE IMAGES IS PROHIBITED.»
So clearly, Adam and anyone else can use these images, at least
unmodified. The version he is using is a derived work so he
probably should clear that with the original author.