[Texas] Texas Digest, Vol 30, Issue 9

Jeremy Kelley jeremy at 33ad.org
Wed Jun 29 16:40:54 CEST 2011


How about this one?

-jeremy




On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 8:09 AM, Langley, Jeremy I. <
Jeremy_Langley at baylor.edu> wrote:

> <joke>
> We can go with a different logo?
> I would propose something totally different.
> [cid:b929994b-3ee6-49c0-ac97-bca99d86260a at baylor.edu]
>
> What do you think of the logo?
>
> Anyway do we want to take the legal stance of parody's as exempt from this
> type of action?  (I'm not a lawyer nor do I claim to portray one on TV).
>
> -Jeremy
>
>
> On Jun 29, 2011, at 5:00 AM, <texas-request at python.org> <
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> >   1. Fwd:  Fwd: PyTexas logo (Travis Swicegood)
> >   2. Python User Group International Survey (Brian Curtin)
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> >
> > Message: 1
> > Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 01:27:44 -0500
> > From: Travis Swicegood <travis at domain51.com>
> > To: mertz at gnosis.cx
> > Cc: Texas Python User Group <texas at python.org>
> > Subject: [Texas] Fwd:  Fwd: PyTexas logo
> > Message-ID: <BANLkTikE6Ft5ng144Axe=d8qMUKHg_JCbg at mail.gmail.com>
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> >
> > Hi David;
> >
> > I'm curious for some feedback on the proposal below.  Is it workable to
> turn
> > the PyTexas logo over to the PSF and recognize it as owned by them and
> still
> > be able to keep it?  The Python logo really lends itself to the treatment
> it
> > was given for PyTexas 2011 and would look really slick done that way for
> all
> > of the other 50 states and even other countries.
> >
> > I would love to see the current logo stick around if there's anything
> that
> > can be done to save it.  Are there any legal grounds for you guys doing a
> > variation like the PyTexas logo that the PSF owns without diluting the
> > original TM?
> >
> > -T
> >
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Travis Swicegood <travis at domain51.com>
> > Date: Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 5:16 PM
> > Subject: Re: [Texas] Fwd: PyTexas logo
> > To: Brad Allen <bradallen137 at gmail.com>
> > Cc: Texas Python User Group <texas at python.org>
> >
> >
> > Can the PyTexas logo be assigned to the PSF so it's considered a version
> of
> > the official logo?  Wouldn't be that hard to make the logo for all 50
> > states/countries, then it becomes a treatment of the logo.
> >
> > -T
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 4:53 PM, Brad Allen <bradallen137 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> Looks like we need to come up with a different logo to display on the
> >> PyTexas website. The current logo looks too much like the PSF logo.
> >>
> >> Forwarded conversation
> >> Subject: PyTexas logo
> >> ------------------------
> >>
> >> From: *David Mertz* <mertz at gnosis.cx>
> >> Date: Sun, Jun 26, 2011 at 11:19 PM
> >> To: bradallen137 at gmail.com, PSF Trademarks <psf-trademarks at python.org>
> >> Cc: David Mertz <mertz at gnosis.cx>
> >>
> >>
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> >>
> >> Hi Brad,
> >>
> >> One of the committee members of the Python Software Foundation
> Trademarks
> >> Committee noticed the logo used on your page
> >> http://pytexas.org/PyTexas2011.  Unfortunately, we have some concern
> that
> >> the modification of the design of the Python logo is dilutive of the
> >> trademarked logo, even though it is attractive and clever in design.
> >> Moreover, another member observed the non-dilutive (because clearly a
> >> different design) logo that is used at
> >> http://dfwpython.blogspot.com/2010_05_01_archive.html.  I wonder if it
> >> would be inconvenient for you at this point in preparation to revert to
> a
> >> design based on the earlier non-dilutive version to aid us in protecting
> the
> >> PSF trademarks.
> >>
> >> Thank you, David Mertz
> >> Chair, PSF Trademarks Committee
> >>
> >> - --
> >> mertz@     THIS MESSAGE WAS BROUGHT TO YOU BY:           n o
> >> gnosis             Postmodern Enterprises
> >> .cx      IN A WORLD W/O WALLS, THERE WOULD BE NO GATES   d o z e
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> >>
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> >> ----------
> >> From: *Brad Allen* <bradallen137 at gmail.com>
> >> Date: Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 2:20 PM
> >> To: David Mertz <mertz at gnosis.cx>
> >> Cc: PSF Trademarks <psf-trademarks at python.org>
> >>
> >>
> >> Sure, we can come up with a different logo. Do you mind if I forward
> >> your comments to our public mailing list for PyTexas?
> >>
> >> ----------
> >> From: *David Mertz* <mertz at gnosis.cx>
> >> Date: Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 2:25 PM
> >> To: Brad Allen <bradallen137 at gmail.com>
> >> Cc: David Mertz <mertz at gnosis.cx>, PSF Trademarks <
> >> psf-trademarks at python.org>
> >>
> >>
> >> Please do forward my note to the PyTexas mailing list.
> >>
> >> Thank you for your attention to this; I know it seems a little
> persnickety,
> >> but unfortunately it is in the nature of trademarks that we lose the
> >> protection they offer if we do not take due diligence in limiting their
> use.
> >> Most certainly, the PSF wishes to support PyTexas, and other local
> groups,
> >> rather than just cause you headaches.
> >>
> >> Yours, David Mertz
> >> Chair, PSF Trademarks Committee
> >> - --
> >> Keeping medicines from the bloodstreams of the sick; food
> >> from the bellies of the hungry; books from the hands of the
> >> uneducated; technology from the underdeveloped; and putting
> >> advocates of freedom in prisons.  Intellectual property is
> >> to the 21st century what the slave trade was to the 16th.
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> > Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 22:21:29 -0500
> > From: Brian Curtin <brian.curtin at gmail.com>
> > To: texas at python.org
> > Subject: [Texas] Python User Group International Survey
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> > The PSF is happy to launch today an international survey of Python user
> > group organizers to help it better serve the large and ever-expanding
> > international Python user community.
> >
> > The survey contains questions on user group organization, events,
> > demographics, and growth. There are some questions with numerical
> > answers, and while your best guess is fine, you may find it helpful to
> > gather some statistics on your user group membership before starting
> > the survey (example statistics include the number of active members
> > and the size and topics for recent user group events).
> >
> > We expect this survey to take around 30 minutes to complete. We
> > appreciate your time and honesty in answering these questions.
> >
> > The PSF blog post announcing the survey:
> > http://pyfound.blogspot.com/2011/06/tell-us-about-your-user-group.html
> >
> > The survey was written by Jessica McKellar (http://jesstess.com),
> > organizer for the Boston Python Meetup
> > (http://meetup.bostonpython.com), and Jesse Noller
> > (http://jessenoller.com/), PSF board member and PyCon chair with input
> > and feedback from survey specialists and others.
> >
> > https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/BWLG8SZ
> >
> > The survey was pretested with a handful of user group organizers, and
> > their answers were phenomenal. Organizers have tons to say about these
> > topics, and we hope to get a lot of great, actionable data for
> > strengthening the relationship between the PSF and Python user groups
> > out of this effort.
> >
> > Outreach, education, diversity and community building are critical for
> > Python as a community, and the Foundation - this data should greatly
> > assist in our targeting our resources and furthering the mission of
> > the Foundation in all ways.
> >
> > Thank you
> >
> > The Python Software Foundation
> > Jessica McKellar
> > Jesse Noller
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