[Fwd: FW: For Approval: Generic Attribution Provision]
matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Mon Jan 22 05:45:41 UTC 2007
Ben Tilly wrote:
>> Not quite. AAL doesn't allow an arbitrary logo, but only three
>> well-defined text phrases.
> You're referring to your argument of a logo that cannot be used by
> certain groups because it is offensive for them?
That was never my argument. However, it s easier to commercially
redistribute a program that only requires displaying three phrases of
text, then a commercial logo.
> Secondly I note that none of the multitude of examples in front of us has made an
> offensive logo of that form. I'm therefore inclined to disregard that
I'm not worried about an offensive logo either.
> (Why do people care about this so much? We all agree that under OSD
> #10 this is a slam dunk. Why worry about a far weaker OSD #6
I don't know, but people keep bringing it up.
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