[PLUG] Need Help Regarding GPL

narendra sisodiya narendra.sisodiya at gmail.com
Sun Dec 27 08:36:12 PST 2009


On Sat, Dec 26, 2009 at 4:37 PM, Dnyanraj Mali <dnyanraj.mali at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello All,
>
> Thanks to all that you want me to ask the question on the same mailing
> list.
>
> My questions are:
>
answer to question depends on exact license and extra conditions imposed on
it.

>
>   1. Can i change logo and/or softwarename of a Open Source software (of
>   course after customization)?
>
yup,
If logo and name is trademarked, you have to change it

>   2. The credit to the of software has to go to the original community,
>   which can be managed in help & code files, is it compulsory that original
>   community's name should be displayed on visible locations (like home page
> or
>   footers etc.)?
>
> you need to put all these in read me stuff, you have to put all author's
name and document all the new changes to it.

Btw, you do not you contribute to original codebase ??

>
> Regards,
> Dnyanraj
>
>
> Message: 4
>
> > Date: Fri, 25 Dec 2009 18:04:21 +0530
> > From: Rahul Sundaram <sundaram at fedoraproject.org>
> > Subject: Re: [PLUG] Need Help Regarding GPL
> > To: plug-mail at plug.org.in
> > Message-ID: <4B34B14D.3030408 at fedoraproject.org>
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> >
> > On 12/24/2009 05:20 PM, Dnyanraj Mali wrote:
> > > Hello All,
> > >
> > > I need some help on GPL licensing, can someone suggest me any
> group/forum
> > > where i can ask some questions about GPL
> >
> > FSF and Software Freedom Law Centre are good places.
> >
> > Rahul
> >
> >
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