[CentOS-devel] Using CentOS trademarks/artwork etc.

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Fri Aug 3 07:58:30 UTC 2007


Axel Thimm wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> mythdora is a project that uses Fedora + some ATrpms packages to
> create a mythtv livecd/dvd. For quite some time I wanted to see it get
> a cousin based on CentOS5. The packages are already available, it
> "only" takes some glue.
> 
> What are the rules to play with regarding CentOS trademarks/artwork?
> Is it OK to use them, perhaps even derive some artwork out of it (a
> television like CentOS logo? :)
> 
> Would names like mythcentos or similar be OK with CentOS?

Being that we (ATRPMS/CentOS) are working together on some projects
already and if you are interested in doing this MythCentOS project under
the CentOS umbrella, then we can discuss this among the Core CentOS
group ... but I think we would agree to allow a MythCentOS to exist and
use the CentOS name.

> 
> Not that it matters in this context, but who owns CentOS trademarks
> and artwork? I hope someone does at least in the US to prevent any
> abuse.

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