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From Andrea Pescetti <>
Subject Re: Logo use request for online auction
Date Sun, 19 Feb 2012 14:26:32 GMT
On 16/02/2012 Christian Lohmaier wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 3:36 PM, Rob Weir wrote:
>> [requirements for approval]
>> 1) The CD contains unmodified OOo install sets
>> 2) The auction listing acknowledges the trademark and
>> logo as Apache Software Foundation marks, used with permission.

I would complete this condition with a statement saying that the seller 
is not affiliated with the Apache Software Foundation, to distinguish 
this sale from any official merchandising activities Apache might want 
to organize in future (I'm not saying Apache should or shouldn't 
organize such activities, and discussing it would be out of scope now).

>> 3) The website listing includes a link back to
>> 4) Other conditions?
> Statement that OOo can be downlaoded for free

I absolutely agree on this...

> and that whatever price
> is for the Media/Shipping/additional stuff that is on the CD.

... but not on this one: once the customer has been informed that he 
could download the suite for free, I see no reasons to justify the price 
in some way; redistributing "either gratis or for a fee" is a right 
granted by the license, so the seller could perfectly impose a fee 
without justifying it.


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