Copyright on the Python and Python-console icons?

Mark Hammond mhammond at
Tue Jan 14 23:47:27 CET 2003

Tim Peters wrote:
> [Mike C. Fletcher]
>>Anyone know who owns copyright on the two icons distributed with
>>PythonLabs Python?  (That is, python.ico and pycon.ico).
> The Python Software Foundation holds copyright.
>>I'd like to include them in an icon collection I'm building for use by
>>Python IDEs, but want to be sure that's okay with the author.
> Speaking as a director of the PSF, IMO that use is fine.  I'm not sure that
> means more than that I'd feel bad if I voted to sue you anyway, but that's
> better than nothing <wink>.  If that's not good enough, I believe the .ico
> files orginally came from Mark Hammond.

They did, and the PSF indeed holds copyright.


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