Re: New svn module: gnome-sound-theme

On Thu, 14.08.08 00:18, Lennart Poettering (mztabzr 0pointer de) wrote:

> > > They already contacted me, though.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > 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           GnuPG 0x1A015CC4

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