On 07/31/2009 03:03 PM, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
On 07/24/2009 11:28 AM, Nicu Buculei wrote:
> At the Design-Team we figured it would be handy to provide (perhaps in a
> gallery) wallpapers from the old releases, so the users who liked them
> can have a handy access at the images. It is also useful to have when
> documenting our history.
> However, we have a licensing issue with the images created before the
> team establishment, from Fedora Core 1 to Fedora 7, when they were
> created behing the closed doors, at the Red Hat Desktop Team.
> My understanding is, being created Red Hat employees as part of their
> normal job and included into Fedora, those should have some Free license.
So, I should have caught this initially, but Red Hat Legal noticed that
all of these images contain the Fedora logo. Accordingly, we can't
permit these images to be released under a license which permits
So, this means there are two options remaining:
1. We can package up these backgrounds with a license identical to that
of the fedora-logos package (basically, right to use, copy, and
redistribute, but not modify, with some extra conditions around the
Clarification point: These can be a fedora-logos-backgrounds subpackage,
not a new package. (As the fedora-logos maintainer, I have permission to