[development] Where to find free icons?

Konstantin Käfer kkaefer at gmail.com
Sun Aug 13 15:01:20 UTC 2006

Oh, there are still loads of Tango icons in the contrib. Also, there are
Google, ICQ, Yahoo, WinRAR, several Mac OS X icons, Foood, AIM, a bunch of
Windows file type icons, Flash, MSN, Wikipedia, Skype, sIFR, Technorati...

2006/8/13, Gerhard Killesreiter <gerhard at killesreiter.de>:
> Jeremy Epstein wrote:
> > On 8/13/06, Gerhard Killesreiter <gerhard at killesreiter.de> wrote:
> >> Konstantin Käfer wrote:
> >> > There is definitely a need to rediscuss this issue. If we allow CC
> >> licenced
> >>
> >> We are not going to change the licensing policy of the cvs repos, Dries
> >> has made that clear in the past.
> >
> > I agree with Konstantin - this issue needs to be rediscussed.
> Please try to see this from my pov as the contrib CVS maintainer: Every
> other licence we allow will introduce more potential hassle. We already
> have enough hassles with this as is, we don't need more.
> There are GPLed icons available, so please use these.
> If they aren't pretty enough, you are free to tell your users where they
> can download alternative versions.
> Actually, third party icons do fall under the "third party" clause which
> says that third party material shouldn't be hosted in our cvs in the
> first place. :p
> Last week we've had the first time that somebody contacted use about a
> legal issue concerning one of our modules. While the issue was easily
> resolved, I don't really need more of this if it can be avoided. It is
> just a waste of time.
> > First of all, I think that there is a serious issue with our current
> > policy: the GPL is only designed to cover software, and it is a "hack"
> > to apply the GPL to anything other than software. Therefore, we really
> > need to update our licencing policy, to indicate that an alternative
> > license is to be used for all non-software material in contrib (i.e.
> > audio, video, images, text documents, etc).
> I am ok with changing the license for everything in docs/ if that is
> what you want. The licence for modules, themes, etc will most likely not
> change.
> Cheers,
>         Gerhard
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