[Mailman-Users] Mailman group on LinkedIn

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Thu Jul 3 17:47:25 CEST 2008

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On Jul 3, 2008, at 11:40 AM, David Gibbs wrote:

> Brad Knowles wrote:
>> That's fine for an unofficial group, but did you contact the  
>> maintainers of the Mailman project to get approval to use the  
>> graphic?
> Well, I didn't specifically ask permission ... but I kind of assumed  
> that, since Mailman is GPL, the logo fell under the same license.

It is.  The FSF owns it.

>> The Official Mailman group for LinkedIn is at <http://www.linkedin.com/e/gis/134678/7C9AFD40B231 
>> >.  As far as I'm concerned, you're welcome to keep your unofficial  
>> group if you like, but this one will be maintained by me and others  
>> who provide official support for the Mailman project.
> If I knew the group existed, I would not have created mine.   
> LinkedIn really needs to get their act together and create a group  
> directory or search function.
> I assumed that such a group did not exist because I found Barry's  
> profile on LinkedIn and didn't see such a group reference on his  
> profile.

I don't know, I'm one of those near-dinosaurs that kind of  
participates in social networks when hit in the face by them, but  
otherwise to paraphrase a wise man: I fear change. :)

- -Barry

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