Re: New svn module: gnome-sound-theme
- From: Lennart Poettering <mztabzr 0pointer de>
- To: desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: New svn module: gnome-sound-theme
- Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2008 00:22:45 +0200
On Thu, 14.08.08 00:18, Lennart Poettering (mztabzr 0pointer de) wrote:
> > > They already contacted me, though.
> > >
> > > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creative_Commons_licenses#Debian
> > >
> > > I was a bit too lazy however to pursue the relicensing, especially
> > > since it doesn't really matter for the company/distro I work for and
> > > apparently was fine in g-a all the time.
> > Probably a stupid idea but still worth the blind shot in my opinion.
> > Couldn't GNOME Foundation board or some other entity contact Google
> > and ask for a GPL/LGPL/whatever licensed version of the sounds Google
> > uses in their various apps including their web chat and Google Talk?
> > It won't cost a penny either for us or for them. Google is known for
> > their support for OpenSource and they already share some of their
> > achievements under permissive licenses.
Also note that there isn't really a shortage of properly licensed
sounds anymore these days:
it's just a matter of picking appropriate sounds from this set and
making a theme out of them.
Lennart Poettering Red Hat, Inc.
lennart [at] poettering [dot] net ICQ# 11060553
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