Package, Logo and Open Source

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at
Sat Apr 25 01:08:15 CEST 2020

so 25. 4. 2020 v 0:23 odesílatel Karl Berry <karl at> napsal:
> Nonfree logos need to be removed.  ("Nonfree" meaning, in short, "cannot
> be modified and modified versions redistributed".
> outlines the requirements.)
Logos are usually even more non-free because they can only be used on
official documents of the institution owning the logo, not by general

>     texmf-dist/tex/latex/nwejm/images/nwejm-smf-logo.pdf
> I'll await Denis's update.
>     texmf-dist/tex/latex/fithesis/logo/mu/fithesis-base-color.pdf
> I'll warn the authors before I remove that.
>     But for one of them (useful for the end users), I guess the author will
>     provide it with a free license. Nevertheless, I've no idea how/where this
>     author could officially declare the license attached to this logo...
> License statements about images can be made in an accompanying (or
> top-level) README, or anywhere sensible. In addition, it's good to also
> put license statements into the image itself, if the format allows for
> it. But since it's much more convenient for the people checking such
> things to look at small text files than decode binary formats, the
> README statement is more important. Thanks. -k

Zdeněk Wagner

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