[Clipart] clipart Digest, Vol 46, Issue 22
johnny_automatic at mac.com
Thu Jan 31 06:01:45 PST 2008
> Message: 2
> Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2008 17:22:48 +0200
> From: Nicu Buculei <nicu_gfx at nicubunu.ro>
> Subject: [Clipart] pacman baddies
> To: clipart-list <clipart at lists.freedesktop.org>
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> I have a new project, a [small] collection of PacMan baddies (will
> probably upload them next week, maybe I will draw some more in the
> meantime, see a preview at http://nicubunu.ro/pictures/pacman.png)
> but I
> got a question about policy.
> The Pac-Man name belong to Namco, so I think is better to avoid using
> "pacman" in the name filed, but I believe it is also fair so say
> the description field something along the lines of "this is inspired
> from the Pacman game". I do not want to remove *all* references.
> What other people think?
I think "inspired by" is a good idea. I don't think referring to a
trademarked or copyright image in itself is a violation.
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