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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: Properly licensed icons
Date Thu, 25 Aug 2005 22:02:38 GMT
Anil Ramnanan wrote:
> Ross Gardler (JIRA) wrote:
>> Also note that the "sample.gif" included in this zip is not released 
>> under a compatible license, it is created by Eclipse wizards and is 
>> therefore under the EPL (I've been caught out by this one myself).
> I was wondering what kind of license is appropriate for icons. Would I 
> be able to use icons that were released under a creative commons license ?

As others have said it depends on which of the CC licenses is used.

A good source of clipart and icons that we *can* use is This stuff is released under the CC "No 
Rights Reserved" license. Which is essentially public domain.

Note that we cannot relicense these images so we must include a license 
file for them.


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