[PATCH weston] data: Some client icons

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Thu May 12 20:46:36 UTC 2016

Hi Bryce,

On 12 May 2016 at 01:16, Bryce Harrington <bryce at osg.samsung.com> wrote:
> On Wed, May 04, 2016 at 10:08:12AM +0100, Daniel Stone wrote:
>> 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.

Ugh, I completely failed to notice that ...

> 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.

Totally. I wasn't against the concept per se, just noting that it
would change our distribution from MIT to MIT+CC-SA. But if we're
already in that boat, then no change, thus consider my objection
dropped. Sorry for the noise.


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