The tempting rule to break

W3C has published new Semantic Web Logos (as blogged before) and with them, rules how to use them. One of the rules, which caused uproar in some blog posts and questions in mailinglists, was:

  • The logo may not be used to disparage W3C, its Member organizations, services, or products.

Also, the logo is not so distinctive as the triples.

The phrase alone triggers free minded web enthousiasts to do the right thing, namely, to question the other rules about photoshopping the logo ­čÖé

semweb chasing microformats by burningbird Shelley Powers

sparql logo by Danny Ayers

the gladiator “the gladiator” by Danny Ayers

update (22.10.2007)
your own combinations by gridinoc