Package, Logo and Open Source

Paul Gaborit paul.gaborit at
Thu Apr 23 22:59:34 CEST 2020

Le 23/04/2020 à 21:30, Norbert Preining a écrit :
> What do you mean with "the logo is not open source"? In particular,
> what is the license of the logo?

The logo of my institute is protected as a trademark. It can be freely 
distributed but it cannot be used freely for public documents without 
the agreement of my institute.

> Assuming some non-free license, the logo will be removed from the
> package when imported into TeX Live. How will you package react to
> the absence of the logo file? Does it show a place-holder?

I think that the logo of the Mathematics Society of France ("Société 
Mathématique of France") is protected in the same way. But it is 
distributed by TeXLive:



I found another logo which is probably in the same legal situation:



     Paul Gaborit

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