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re: What about logos? Why do all open source free content-supportive organisations currently have copyrighted logos?

   To my mind, the "main" or "proper" use of a trademark is to enable to "customer" to know who he is dealing with.
   Allowing a free for all use of trademarks and logos would negate these benefits to the "customers" (I will try and word this better later.
   I have pondered recently the possibility of dual trademarks, one freely usable and one protected. Text versus graphic or logo based. So if you forked project foo, you could still call yours foo, but you would need to develop a new logo or graphical trademark.
   Does anyone see any merit to this idea at all?

--Zotz 01:23, 10 May 2006 (CEST)