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Re: [Fedora-legal-list] Paint-mono license



On 2009-02-20 at 4:27:59 -0500, Andrea Musuruane <musuruan gmail com> wrote:
> Hi,
>     someone has updated Paint-mono entry in the Wishlist with the
> following comment: "Cannot be included since Paint is partly licensed
> under a non-commercial license".
> 
> This is the paint-mono license:
> http://code.google.com/p/paint-mono/source/browse/trunk/src/Resources/Files/License.txt
> 
> I think that the offending part is:
> * The Paint.NET logo and icon artwork are Copyright (C) Rick Brewster.
> They are covered by the Creative Commons
> Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 license which is detailed here:
> http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/ . Permission is
> granted to use the logo and icon artwork in ways that discuss or
> promote Paint.NET (e.g. blog and news posts about Paint.NET, "Made
> with Paint.NET" watermarks or insets).
> 
> Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs is a BAD license
> for content:
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing#Bad_Licenses_3
> 
> But if the problem is only the logo and the icon, cannot they be replaced?

If that is the only problem, then, yes.

~spot


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