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Re: [opensuse-project] Use of logo on community created support materials
  • From: Michael Loeffler <michl@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2009 14:24:57 +0200
  • Message-id: <200908171424.58820.michl@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 14 August 2009 17:28:12 Greg Freemyer wrote:

(I just subscribed, so I hope this is not a FAQ).

Looking at

I don't see addressed a situation were a opensuse community member
creates docs like:

which are referenced in:
Under Quick Reference

Am I missing it?
I don't see any issue here. As far as I can see he's using the original
openSUSE logo in a relationship with some docu on zypper which is clearly part
of openSUSE. So I'd count it as Fair Use which are described in the Trademark
Guide lines [1]
..We acknowledge and support your right to make "fair use" of the openSUSE
Marks, and do not mean to suggest with these Guidelines that our permission is
required in such cases...



If not, could the guideline have a section added to cover community
created docs of this kind. I personally think it is a great doc and
would like to see more of the same.

fyi: These were created by Juan De Vincenzo <juandevincenzo@xxxxxxxxx>
who is in cc of this msg.

Greg Freemyer
Head of EDD Tape Extraction and Processing team
Litigation Triage Solutions Specialist
Preservation and Forensic processing of Exchange Repositories White Paper -

The Norcross Group
The Intersection of Evidence & Technology

Michael Löffler, Product Management
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH - Nürnberg - AG Nürnberg - HRB 16746 - GF: Markus Rex

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