kde-core-devel digest, Vol 1 #3080 - 2 msgs

Brian Ledbetter brian at shadowcom.net
Sat Mar 8 18:59:13 GMT 2003

> Thank you. It is quite important to avoid any names that directly match a
> mimiced theme such as using "Microsoft Windows XP Luna theme", even if the
> similarity you want to express becomes an obsession to the author of the
> theme :-)  This is the reason why we use something like "Redmond theme" or
> "Sunshine" for instance. Make sure you follow those naming schemes to avoid
> any legal confusion with the original product you try to mimic.
> Another very important thing is that the artwork being used has to be 100%
> in your property and is not copied illegally from any copyrighted products.

The good news is that 100% of the artwork in KSplash/ML is created by me, even
though it's based on Microsoft's design.  I may even have the original .xcf
(gimp) files laying around somewhere... :)

Brian Ledbetter <brian at shadowcom.net>

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