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Re: Making webplatform.org skin publicly available?

From: Chris Mills <cmills@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2013 09:16:15 +0100
Cc: Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Message-Id: <94A7578F-9691-458F-8B98-4DA1CE193BC5@w3.org>
To: Ryan Lane <rlane32@gmail.com>

On 2 Apr 2013, at 20:31, Ryan Lane <rlane32@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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).
> 
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> 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.

Too true.
Received on Wednesday, 3 April 2013 08:16:23 UTC

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