question about film

Kirkman Cadle kirkman.cadle at
Wed Sep 9 21:52:01 EDT 2009

right, awesome :] can we send you a release form or could you write us a
letter of permission with an electronic signature on it. because should our
film be screened anywhere we will need all proper proof of permissions.

On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 9:39 AM, Ethan Blanton <elb at> wrote:

> Kirkman Cadle spake unto us the following wisdom:
> > hello, i have a question regarding using your program in a film. we're
> > making an independent feature film and wanted to know about using pidgin
> in
> > our film.
> My non-legally-binding and not-a-lawyer understanding is this:
> Instant Messaging Freedom, Inc. retains the rights to the Pidgin logo,
> the Pidgin name "libpurple", etc. as it pertains to an Internet
> messaging application.  However, we allow these things to be used in
> reference to the Pidgin project itself.
> As long as you're simply using the Pidgin application, and not trying
> to pass off your independent feature film as an IM application using
> the Pidgin logo, there should be no problem.  In fact, I myself think
> it's fantastic, as do, I suspect, other project members.
> Ethan
> --
> The laws that forbid the carrying of arms are laws [that have no remedy
> for evils].  They disarm only those who are neither inclined nor
> determined to commit crimes.
>                -- Cesare Beccaria, "On Crimes and Punishments", 1764
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