[Pkg-nagios-devel] License/Copyright of nagios-images
waja at cyconet.org
Mon Oct 4 10:08:34 UTC 2010
thanks for your replies.
On Saturday 02 October 2010 17:17:57 Francesco Poli wrote:
> > > we have a package in our archive with images for use with nagios,
> > > called nagios-images.
> > > While reviewing the package we noticed that the copyright file just
> > > contains copy&paste GPL2 text, but there is no indication that this is
> > > true for the images in the package.
> Next option would obviously be to find DFSG-free GPL'ed replacements
> for those images.
> Or maybe those GPL'ed replacements could be created on purpose.
> Care should be taken so that the authors of the replacements do *not*
> in any way derive their works from the non-free images (ideally they
> should start from scratch without even looking at the non-free images,
> they should just look at the context where the replacements will be
> placed, and receive a textual description of the concepts that should
> be graphically represented by the replacement images).
Maybe I should add, that these images are just used to display a logo of the
monitored device in the overview and in the maps. They are not needed to run
The images contains generic network symbols, vendor logos (I guess almost of
them are trademarked), OS logos (trademark/copyright) and even product images
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