[FFmpeg-devel] Use of FFmpeg Logo

Måns Rullgård mans
Mon Feb 23 01:25:52 CET 2009

Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> writes:

> On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 11:54:12PM +0000, Robert Swain wrote:
>> 2009/2/22 Matt <matt at biggmatt.com>:
>> > I have written a document that I intend to publish with my program,
>> > WinFF. I want to ask permission to use the FFmpeg logo as a reference to
>> > FFmpeg. You can see the document here:
>> > http://biggmatt.com/files/WinFF.en.pdf
>> >
>> > If you wish it shall be promtly removed.
>> As you're referencing us, I think it should be OK, but don't consider
>> that an authoritative answer.
> WinFF appears to be a GPL program, I cannot see how anybody could be
> against it advertising the use of FFmpeg with our logo.  Even if it
> were not, I think use of the logo is fine for advertising uses of
> FFmpeg.

That's the entire point of a logo.

> Who created the logo?  Do we need to develop a set of guidelines for
> its usage?

I did, in one of my rare artistic moments.  I'm obviously fine with it
being used unmodified to reference FFmpeg.  I'd rather not see it
mutilated or used for other purposes.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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