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Bug 87759 - "gumby" cursor looks like winged cow
Summary: "gumby" cursor looks like winged cow
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86
Version: 9
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mike A. Harris
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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Whiteboard:
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2003-04-02 03:43 UTC by Jeff Epler
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:52 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-04-02 04:09:45 UTC


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Description Jeff Epler 2003-04-02 03:43:33 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.8 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20030212

Description of problem:
When an application selects the "gumby" cursor, an image of a green cow with
wings and udders is displayed instead.



Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
XFree86-4.3.0-2

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. $ wish
2. % . configure -cursor gumby
3. move mouse pointer into wish window
    

Actual Results:  An image of a green cow with wings and udders is displayed

Expected Results:  An image depicting a flexible humanoid clay figure should appear

Additional info:

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2003-04-02 04:09:45 UTC
It's a gegl.


Shipping large cursors of copyrighted cartoon characters is probably not a good
idea.

Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2003-04-02 19:49:30 UTC
To be a bit more specific...  "gumby" is a trademark of the owners of the
Gumby cartoon and figure.  It is a bit unfortunate that X11 decided to include
a cursor named "gumby" way back when.  While the cursor name itself doesn't
violate anything, the official gumby images themselves of the cartoon character
gumby are trademarked, and as such they will not appear in Red Hat Linux.


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