Subject: Re: [Fwd: FW: For Approval: Generic Attribution Provision]
From: Russ Nelson <>
Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2006 12:07:24 -0500

Dalibor Topic writes:
 > 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.

If the license requires you to use a trademark, you have an explicit
license to use the trademark.  If it doesn't force you to use a
trademark, then there's no issue here.  Just comply with trademark law.

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