Bug#760676: mate-icon-theme-faenza: Icon theme is illegal/in conflict with it's license

Mike Gabriel mike.gabriel at das-netzwerkteam.de
Tue Sep 9 21:20:07 UTC 2014


On  Sa 06 Sep 2014 20:56:10 CEST, HJ wrote:

> Package: mate-icon-theme-faenza
> Version: 1.8.0-1
> Severity: important
> Dear Maintainer,
> the icon theme includes various trademarks that have been altered and
> relicensed under the GPL
> for example it includes some Adobe icons/logos:
> /usr/share/icons/matefaenza/mimetypes/96/application-pdf
> /usr/share/icons/matefaenza/mimetypes/96/application-x-flash-video
> it also includes other tradmarks such as the chrome, bluetooth or java logo
> see also:
> http://www.adobe.com/legal/permissions/icons-web-logos.html
> http://wwwimages.adobe.com/content/dam/Adobe/en/legal/licenses-
> terms/pdf/adobe_trademark_database_external.pdf
> http://smallbusiness.chron.com/can-alter-trademark-logo-use-38956.html

Thanks for pointing this out. I need to get in contact with upstream  
to find a sustainable solution for this.

@Stefano: maybe you can give some input here? I will be around on IRC  
the next days, please let us find a gap to discuss the issue there...


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