[Tango-artists] Licensing Questions for Tango Icons and Derivative Icons
boost at ifoley.id.au
Mon Aug 20 03:25:17 PDT 2007
[Apologies if this gets posted twice. The first time I sent the email I was
not properly subscribed to the email list]
I would like to clarify what exactly I need to include from a licensing
perspective to use some of the Tango icons and icons that have been derived
from Tango Icons.
For more information on the use see
http://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/wiki/SvgIconsSetProject on the Boost Wiki.
This URL also shows:
* Which icons are going to be used;
* The derived Black and White versions of the icons (I apologize
to the original authors; my background is not in graphic design).
(Note: Currently the PNG links for the Tango icons are not working as the
web server hosting http://tango.freedesktop.org/ appears to be having some
Currently my thoughts on what I need to do to be compatible with the License
type is to include a file located with the SVG files within the Boost
Subversion repository specifically to cover licensing. This file
(LICENSE.txt) will include:
1. An acknowledgement section stating that the original icons
were sourced from the Tango Desktop Project (with a URL link to the home
2. A license section stating that the SVG files are licensed
under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 2.5 license. With a URL
to the official license site
Will this be sufficient or do I need to also include the Tango AUTHORS file
with the icons?
Any advice in this matter would be greatly appreciated.
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