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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: There is an "orb logo with gulls" on openSUSE installer
Date Fri, 12 Oct 2012 21:44:06 GMT

On Oct 12, 2012, at 1:26 PM, Pedro Giffuni wrote:

> Hi Ricardo;
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: RGB ES <rgb.mldc@gmail.com>
> ...
>> 
>> 2012/10/12 Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net>
>> 
>>> 
>>> On Oct 12, 2012, at 9:45 AM, RGB ES wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Yesterday I upgraded my system to openSUSE 12.2. The installer, when
>>>> copying packages to the hard drive offer a slide show to highlight the
>>> main
>>>> openSUSE characteristics. What caught my eye on this slide show is the
>>> part
>>>> that talk about the office suite: openSUSE distribute LibO, but 
>> instead
>>> of
>>>> using the TDF logo you can see an orb with two gulls. The 
>> openSUSE's orb
>>> is
>>>> in a darker blue and the gulls are not white, but it is clearly based 
>> on
>>>> the AOO logo.
>>>> 
>>>> Not sure if this is this a "trademark issue" or something 
>> non
>>> important...
>>>> what do you think?
>>> 
>>> This is clearly a trademark issue and trademarks@a.o should be informed
>>> with a precise description on how the issue appears.
>>> 
>>> Regards,
>>> Dave
>>> 
>> 
>> More details. Looking at the openSUSE installer DVD, under
>> 
>> suse/setup/slide
>> 
>> directory you have two folders: "pic" with several icons and 
>> "txt" the
>> slide text. The problematic "pic" is 05_office.png
>> 
>> I uploaded the image and the rtf file with the text for that slide here:
>> 
>> https://sites.google.com/site/rgbmldcwriterideas/orb-logo-opensuse.zip
>> 
>> During install I've seen it just for a second (coming back to the computer
>> with a coffee...) and then it seemed to me more similar our orb logo than
>> it actually is, but it is clearly based on  the same idea.
>> 
>> If we agree that the picture is an issue I can try to send the email to
>> trademarks
>> 
> 
> I looked at the image. It certainly looks like an issue for trademarks.

I agree.

> Do they carry a misleading symlink to openoffice in their package ?

Is the DVD from OpenSUSE or one of their distributors?

Regards,
Dave

> 

> 
> Pedro.


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