[haiku] Re: Haiku User Group Logo : What is wanted?

  • From: Stephan Assmus <superstippi@xxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2010 17:46:32 +0200

On 2010-06-12 at 13:25:47 [+0200], Axel Dörfler <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
wrote:
> PulkoMandy <pulkomandy@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > One important thing is to both protect the trademark, and still
> > provide some
> > feeling of connection with the project for people not allowed to use
> > it.
> > Failing to do that would lead to the trademarked logo and its
> > graphical
> > environment not getting well-known, and something else being attached
> > to the
> > quality.
> > 
> > That's why I feel it's a good idea to let the leaves for free use.
> > While not
> > being the logo itself, they allow people to instantly recognize some
> > website
> > as being connected to Haiku. That's what we want for user groups.
> > On the other hand, there is a risk of getting stickers and shirts
> > with the
> > leaf only being sold by anyone, so maybe we'd want a not-so-free
> > usage
> > policy on this, but not as restrictive as a trademark ?
> 
> Agreed. The leaf should still be considered a trademark of Haiku, just
> one with more liberal fair use terms.

Sounds good to me also.

Best regards,
-Stephan

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