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From "Keith N. McKenna" <keith.mcke...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: [Discuss][User Guide]Screenshots
Date Thu, 24 Jan 2013 21:49:19 GMT
Rob Weir wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 1:20 PM, Mike Tuma <mtuma5672@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Rob,
>>
>> Ok, sounds good, I understand about the copyright issue, however that begs
>> the question how other software companies do it? Anyway my vote would be
>> Ubuntu, but we would have to agree a version so that the screenshots
>> are consistent.  Have you had other feedback?
>>
>
> Personally, I don't think there is legal risk here.  Perhaps other
> book authors/publishers agree in that.  But since some on the mailing
> list have expressed this concern, and I see other websites claim that
> it is nebulous, I don't have a problem with using Linux for the
> screenshots.   It is similar enough that Windows and Mac users should
> not be confused.
>
> -Rob
>
Hi all;

If there is lack of consensus on whether there is legal risk or not then 
the best way to go is to use a Linux variant. We can put a Note in the 
Introduction that the appearance of some elements will differ from what 
they see in the documentation.

Regards
Keith


>
>> I am not sure what the next steps are, so please let me know what I can do
>> to help.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Mike
>



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