[Ffmpeg-devel] FFmpeg naming and logo

Michel Bardiaux mbardiaux
Mon Feb 20 11:48:31 CET 2006

Rich Felker wrote:
>>By the same rules, 
>>using Photoshop would not 'taint' the logo. What *is* to be avoided is 
> It's not about tainting, it's about image. This reminds me of a story
> (don't remember details so I may have butchered it, but here it
> goes..) about some left-leaning politician, attending an
> anti-globalization event, and his family gets out of the car and his
> daughter is holding a can of Coke and that's the photo that gets in
> the paper. The moral of the story: you end up looking like a hypocrite
> if you're pushing free software as superior, then you use legacy
> proprietary software for designing your own logo!
> Rich
If it's a subjective issue then I have to 'agree to disagree'. Sometimes 
I forget that my take on OSS is very different from yours (and I guess 
Michael's and probably most people's).

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