[Dev] Clarification on licensing of unixkcd April fools image
Luke T. Shumaker
lukeshu at sbcglobal.net
Mon Dec 30 20:36:07 GMT 2013
I'm one of the maintainers of the website for the Parabola
GNU/Linux-libre operating system. We currently have a Konami-code
easter egg that pops up Tux. We've wanted to change it for a
while, but couldn't decide on what. I thought of the RMS picture
you used for the same purpose in the unixkcd April fools.
I wanted to confirm the license of the image--the README.md states
that the code is GPLv2, but makes no comment about the image (plus the
GPL doesn't apply very well to non-code things).
Because the image will have different ownership than the rest of the
application, assuming the license is OK, I'll put a copyright bit in
the corner with your name and the licence--it can say whatever you'd
like it to say.
Of course, you could say "it's CC BY-ND" (which we can't use, per our
own policies), and we won't use it. That's cool too, I get it.
~ Luke shumaker
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