[development] Where to find free icons?

Gerhard Killesreiter gerhard at killesreiter.de
Tue Aug 15 15:56:56 UTC 2006

Gary Feldman wrote:
> Gerhard Killesreiter wrote:
>> 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.

> Could I ask you to elaborate a bit on the hassle?  Surely you're not 
> checking every single submission to be sure that the author has the 
> right to release the submission under the GPL?

Not every submission, but when I notice strange commits I do.

>  My expectation is that 
> everyone with checkin privileges has first (electronically) signed a 
> such a statement, so I wouldn't expect the CVS maintainer to be involved 
> unless an explicit complaint is made.

The problem is that people sometimes do not adhere to our TOS, like for 
example by uploading non-GPLed icons or other stuff. This sometimes 
comes to my attention either by my own observation or by pointers from 

Since I am responsible for the CVS stuff I feel I should do something 
about such violations of our TOS, otherwise they'd become quite pointless.


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