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reply =?UTF-8?Q?Ali_=c3=87ehreli?= <acehreli yahoo.com> writes:
Does the d-man "logo" carry any license? Is the following its official home?

   https://github.com/dlang-community/d-mans

Would there be legal issues if a corporation put it on e.g. their 
conference swag items?

Ali
Mar 20
next sibling parent reply Seb <seb wilzba.ch> writes:
On Wednesday, 20 March 2019 at 10:46:50 UTC, Ali Çehreli wrote:
 Does the d-man "logo" carry any license?
The d-man was added in https://github.com/dlang/dlang.org/pull/359 by Marcil Martin and as dlang.org was boost-licensed back then and considering that the icon was made for dlang.org, I think it's safe to assume that the author was okay with it being with it being Boost-licensed.
 Is the following its official home?
   https://github.com/dlang-community/d-mans
Yes.
 Would there be legal issues if a corporation put it on e.g. 
 their conference swag items?
I don't think that there's any problem, but I'm not a lawyer. BTW the other d-mans in this repo are from https://twitter.com/meiz_sandwich and he is also okay for it to be used for any kind of D promotion. Unfortunately due to language translation problems that's the only "license" we could agree on back then.
Mar 20
parent Walter Bright <newshound2 digitalmars.com> writes:
On 3/20/2019 5:09 AM, Seb wrote:
 On Wednesday, 20 March 2019 at 10:46:50 UTC, Ali Çehreli wrote:
 Does the d-man "logo" carry any license?
The d-man was added in https://github.com/dlang/dlang.org/pull/359 by Marcil Martin and as dlang.org was boost-licensed back then and considering that the icon was made for dlang.org, I think it's safe to assume that the author was okay with it being with it being Boost-licensed.
 Is the following its official home?
   https://github.com/dlang-community/d-mans
Yes.
 Would there be legal issues if a corporation put it on e.g. their conference 
 swag items?
I don't think that there's any problem, but I'm not a lawyer. BTW the other d-mans in this repo are from https://twitter.com/meiz_sandwich and he is also okay for it to be used for any kind of D promotion. Unfortunately due to language translation problems that's the only "license" we could agree on back then.
Please add this to the README.md
Mar 20
prev sibling next sibling parent Walter Bright <newshound2 digitalmars.com> writes:
On 3/20/2019 3:46 AM, Ali Çehreli wrote:
 Does the d-man "logo" carry any license?
No.
 Is the following its official home?
 
    https://github.com/dlang-community/d-mans
 
 Would there be legal issues if a corporation put it on e.g. their conference 
 swag items?
No. Feel free to use it. I'm just bemused that my 2nd grade doodle has caught on!
Mar 20
prev sibling parent Meta <jared771 gmail.com> writes:
On Wednesday, 20 March 2019 at 10:46:50 UTC, Ali Çehreli wrote:
 Does the d-man "logo" carry any license? Is the following its 
 official home?

   https://github.com/dlang-community/d-mans

 Would there be legal issues if a corporation put it on e.g. 
 their conference swag items?

 Ali
Now that there is an actual D language foundation, would it be useful for the Foundation to buy the rights (or request that they be donated) for D-man and register the copyright with the USCO?
Mar 20