[vlc-devel] Re: VLC Mac OS X
listoid1 at linkalarm.com
Mon Oct 10 00:28:14 CEST 2005
On 09/10/2005, at 10:46 PM, Felix Kühne wrote:
> Unfortunately, we cannot use your buttons in the next version of
> VLC. Their design is too close to the buttons of Apple's iTunes.
> Since Apple, Inc. owns a copyright on the design (they own even
> patents on the iTunes design...), we are legally not permitted to
> use your button set.
That's ridiculous. Do you have this from a legal authority or an
apple person? I would have thought they would encourage consistency
under the Mac environment. The current VLC version's buttons look
exactly the same as the QuickTime player. I don't see why using
Vincent's great design is a problem.
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