[Tango-artists] Another License Enquiry
dobey.pwns at gmail.com
Fri Sep 21 06:25:43 PDT 2007
As a company logo, you need to use something distinct/different which is
trademarkable and legally protectable for your company.
The tango icons are not designed to be logos. They are designed to be
interface icons, and therefore do not make sense as logos. The only
icon in the set which would make sense as a logo, is the start-here
icon, which is the Tango logo, so you can't use that as your company
Perhaps you should explain more what said company is, and one of us
Tango artists could possibly design/draw you a fitting logo for your
On Fri, 2007-09-21 at 11:47 +1000, Mark Unwin wrote:
> First, thanks to all the people who contribute to the Tango icon set -
> they rock, as do you.
> Second, can anyone tell me what issues there are, if I wish to use a
> Tango Icon on a business card / polo shirt ? I am starting a company
> to sell services based around OpenSource software, and would like to
> use one of the Tango icons in my companies logo. Online, I can simply
> make a license / attribution page, and am only too happy to do so. But
> what about printed material ? Polo-Shirts, Business Cards, etc ? I
> can't really put the licensing terms on those items.
> Can it be that I simply cannot use the icons for those purposes ? I
> really hope not !!!
> In the meantime, I shall go research the CC-SA license. If I can find
> an answer, will post back here, but any comments would be appreciated.
> Mark Unwin.
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