[PATCH weston] data: Some client icons
bryce at osg.samsung.com
Thu May 12 00:16:35 UTC 2016
On Wed, May 04, 2016 at 10:08:12AM +0100, Daniel Stone wrote:
> Hi Bryce,
> On 25 March 2016 at 00:57, Bryce Harrington <bryce at osg.samsung.com> wrote:
> > This adds an alternate weston terminal icon and icons for the flower and
> > editor clients. The original Inkscape SVG file is included.
> > Example screenshot:
> > http://www.bryceharrington.org/Files/weston-icons.png
> Thanks for these! My only concern is that they're licensed under
> CC-SA, which is a fine license, but does significantly complicate the
> redistribution status of our tarball, from 'just MIT, do whatever and
> no-one cares' to 'mostly that, but be careful with the icons'.
> Is there any chance of having the icons relicensed under the same
> license as the rest of our tree?
Note in data/COPYING that the terminal icon and the DMZ cursors
(whatever they are), are already being included as CC-SA.
Regarding mixing of different licenses for code vs. data, this is a
common practice elsewhere - you'll frequently see games with FOSS source
code and proprietary graphics (I seem to recall this is even spelled out
in a GNU or CC faq somewhere), and the code-as-GPL&art-as-CC tradition
appears pretty widespread in GNOME at least.
Anyway, but with that said, I'll update the patch to dual-license the
icons, to remove any concern you have before providing your R-b. I'm
fine with having them under different licenses, and was merely following
the gnome icon precidents.
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