[erlang-questions] Erlang's Logo license

Roger Lipscombe <>
Tue Mar 29 13:51:22 CEST 2016


On 29 March 2016 at 12:27, Roberto Ostinelli <> wrote:
> To add to this: the Erlang logo can be found on the WikiMedia page here:
> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Erlang_logo.png
>
> That pages states that:
>
> This image only consists of simple geometric shapes or text. It does not
> meet the threshold of originality needed for copyright protection, and is
> therefore in the public domain. Although it is free of copyright
> restrictions, this image may still be subject to other restrictions. See
> WP:PD#Fonts and typefaces or Template talk:PD-textlogo for more information.

That merely covers copyright. It doesn't cover trademark.


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