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Christian Theune wrote:
> On 01/25/2010 03:15 AM, Baiju M wrote:
>> Hi Christophe,
>>
>> On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 12:45 AM, Christophe Combelles <cc...@free.fr> wrote:
>>> maybe just be sure the original author won't claim anything in the future?
>>> ie. the logo should be released with a free licence. Just to avoid the kind 
>>> of
>>> troubles we had with new.zope.org
>> I will look into the concerns (GPL font exception) raised by Tres.
>> Which license would be useful for a logo ?
> 
> That's actually interesting from the perspective that stuff that goes
> into zope.org SVN needs to be ZPL. The foundation might want to check
> for an exception WRT logos, maybe.

The FSF's font exception turns out to be mostly irrelevant for Baiju's
purposes:  his "document" (an image) doesn't "embed" the font itself,
but merely contains pixels generated by rendering the font.  In
copyright terms, this is no different than ink on paper printed from
metal type:  the font author has no claim on the ink / paper as a
"derived work" under copyright law.


Tres.
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