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Re: Making webplatform.org skin publicly available?

From: Ryan Lane <rlane32@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Apr 2013 15:31:18 -0400
Message-ID: <CALKgCA187N5=4MdNX9Aw6Xx7najN6nJnMWJ01EZLLzWfXkMfFg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com>
Cc: Chris Mills <cmills@w3.org>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 5:55 AM, Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com> wrote:

> If by "skin" you mean actual design (color palette, typography, etc.),
> this should certainly be open-sourced for outside contributions, but also
> protected against being re-used as is elsewhere (which would dilute the
> brand).
>
>
It's basically impossible to open source something, then disallow its use.
If we distribute the skin we just have to accept other sites will look like
webplatform.

- Ryan
Received on Tuesday, 2 April 2013 19:32:10 UTC

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