[drupal-devel] Legal Support

Gordon Heydon gordon at heydon.com.au
Tue May 31 02:29:16 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-05-30 at 22:17 -0400, Andre Molnar wrote:


> For example, Joshuwa - who has been doing some amazing work on the print 
> ad - asked:
> "Name-dropping is an excellent idea, especially big names like 'Yahoo!', 
> but I am almost certain you'd need permission from Yahoo! before 
> including their name/identity in an ad.
> I'm not 100% sure, but might be something to consider."
> I'm 99% sure that we wouldn't need permission - stating a fact is a fact 
> and the fact is that Yahoo is using drupal internally - but then again 
> I'm not a lawyer.

I don't think they would mind, but I do think that the "It's nice to
asked" policy would apply.

I think that we should at least ask and make sure that they do not mind.
Also the fact they they do want to protect their trade marks and do not
want use diluting it.


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