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From Jens Scheidtmann <jens.scheidtm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache Hadoop licensing question
Date Tue, 09 Jul 2013 20:53:45 GMT
Dear Michel,

2013/7/9 Michel Rouly <michel.rouly@gmail.com>

> [...] Do we need to take any actions outside of citing the Apache license
> when releasing our code?

see "Producing Open Source Software" - "How to apply a license to your

> One further question - what permission do we need to obtain in order to
> use the Apache Hadoop logo<http://hadoop.apache.org/images/hadoop-logo.jpg> (or
> a higher quality version) on research presentation materials, specifically
> a poster?

The Apache logo and other open source software logos are trademarked. So
trademark law applies.
IANAL and AFAIK in trademark law, if there's no explicit permission, it is

See http://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/faq/
especially: http://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/faq/#titlefeather

Best regards,


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