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The legal ramifications of CC By-SA mean that one is allowed to make a profit from the logo. I don't see how we can put in that bit on the bottom where one needs permission from the board. --max 05:29, 28 July 2013 (UTC)

I seem to recall seeing that stipulation elsewhere. I'll double-check my facts and revise the passage if appropriate. Thank you for bringing it to our attention. --voodoodali 13:16, 28 July 2013 (UTC)

A couple of notions I had in an offlist discussion with rda and MrsB (covering the entire thing, but can be messed with for our purposes):

You need the permission of the community to use the Mageia name and logo for anything other than the Mageia project;

Permission is for a single use such as on a website, not open-ended such as now you have permission you don't have to ask again;

Getting a few people to say "good idea" on irc or the discuss list or forums doesn't constitute permission;

You need to put a written request to the council (by email to the council ml is fine - get a team member to send it for you if you like), stating clearly what you're planning to do and how you want to use the Mageia name and/or logo; copying that request to the discuss list or forums is fine, be sure to include a link to these guidelines.

Council's ruling is final;

Council will consult the board.

And then, you need a set of rules that the council/board have to follow:

Permission won't be withheld unreasonably;

Permission is only to be given for a single use case, not a blanket permission;

Permission won't be granted if it would a) bring Mageia into disrepute, b) cause confusion as to where Mageia begins and ends, c) dilute Mageia's principles regarding Free Software or d) dilute Mageia's principles regarding our status as a community organisation. --trishf42 15:05, 28 July 2013 (UTC)

I notice that the logo in particular is considered a Mageia trademark. As such it would be covered by our Trademark policy, parts of which contradict CC By-SA. How do we reconcile this? --voodoodali 15:11, 28 July 2013 (UTC)