Do you or anyone else on the list have thoughts about this? I think a
quick overview page would be a great idea for people reviewing GIMP for
regular usage. What are some thoughts of others? Agree or disagree (and
On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 9:39 AM, Sam Gleske <sam.mxra...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 12:12 AM, scl <scl.gp...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> from time to time we are asked whether the GIMP license
>> permits to do this or that, for instance publish GIMP
>> created art or redistribute GIMP.
>> GIMP itself is licensed under the [GNU General Public
>> License, version 3], the GIMP libraries are licensed under
>> the [GNU Lesser General Public License, version 3].
>> Both describe the usage conditions.
> I wonder if it would be good creating a highlights page for publishers.
> Sort of like a faq addressing common concerns. e.g.
> Can GIMP be freely distributed on physical media (CD, DVD, Magazine) or
> digital media (download from a third party website)? Yes
> Can GIMP be modified and freely distributed? Yes but it is recommended
> (not required) to change the branding in cases of heavy modification so
> that the GIMP brand is not affected by usage of your modified version.
> Can GIMP be used for commercial purposes? Yes
> Can works created in GIMP be sold? Yes. Works created in GIMP are
> entirely owned by the creator of the work to do whatever they wish.
> Can the GIMP logo be used as part of my event XYZ? Yes/No? Just coming up
> with another question at this point.
> For more details about the rights provided to you by using GIMP see the
> [GNU General Public License version 3][license]
> [license]: https://git.gnome.org/browse/gimp/plain/COPYING
> The idea is you extract all of the legalese out of the conversation and
> filter it down to what people care about. By people I mean those who are
> considering to use GIMP for whatever purpose.
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