Using the Pidgin icon for a mobile platform game

David Woolley forums at
Thu Apr 5 02:51:02 EDT 2012

Ethan Blanton wrote:
> Rohan Bhangui spake unto us the following wisdom:
>> My name is Rohan Bhangui and I represent a game development team which is
>> making a game for the mobile platform (iOS and Android) that is interested
>> in using the pidgin icon, as an element of our mobile tower defence game.
>> If you would like to get more details as to how we would use the pidgin
>> icon, I am best contactable by email: bhanguirohan at I appreciate
>> you taking the time for reading this email.
> The Pidgin icons distributed with Pidgin are licensed under the GPL.

I read this as being a trademark question, probably substituting logo 
for icon.

> As long as you make the icons freely available to your users in the
> form you received them (including the original SVG for those items for
> which it exists), and follow the terms of the GPL, you are welcome to
> do so.

David Woolley
Emails are not formal business letters, whatever businesses may want.
RFC1855 says there should be an address here, but, in a world of spam,
that is no longer good advice, as archive address hiding may not work.

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