[Fwd: FW: For Approval: Generic Attribution Provision]

Brian Behlendorf brian at collab.net
Wed Dec 13 02:52:27 UTC 2006

On Mon, 11 Dec 2006, Dalibor Topic wrote:
> I'd say that badgerware that requires displaying and propagating trademarked
> logos, is fundamentally contrary to the idea of open source, since it makes it
> very hard to actually fork the code without running foul of trademark laws.

No, not really.  If I tell you that you must include this logo in this way 
in the UI of your redistributed work, then I am implicitly but inarguably 
giving you a license to trademark rights I might have in that logo and 
name, limited to usage as defined by that license.


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