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

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Fri Aug 3 20:36:59 UTC 2007

Maciej Żenczykowski spake the following on 8/3/2007 12:29 PM:
> I agree. Although it is not my decision, I think the "polite" thing to do
>     would be to leave the CentOS trademarks out, but give adequate and
>     glowing
>     credit to the CentOS developers that made the OS possible. Just like the
>     CentOS developers do to upstream whenever they can.
> I think that depends on the project, for mythtv I expect this would
> mostly be a matter
> of building many packages for a (mostly) unmodified base centos system. 
> As such
> you could probably have most of these in a base 'centimyth' repo, and
> pull the rest
> directly from the centos repos.  I think some sort of logo being a
> merger of the centos
> logo and mythtv logos would be most appropriate here.  Of course this
> would require
> approval from the dev team.  In Axel's or Dag's case I expect such
> approval would be
> for the most part a formality (but would still need to be given!)...
> For other projects... who knows ;-)
> [can you see the trust I have for atrpms, dag and rpmforge?  Thanks for
> the awesome work guys]
> Now going back to getting CentOS5 working on a santa rosa macbook pro
> (out of the box even the
> network card doesn't work).
> Cheers,
> Maciej
I think the ideal thing would be a base Centos install, add a "mythtv.repo" by
rpm, and yum groupinstall myth-tv and have it all come together.
But the original poster seemed to want to make a separate distro to boot from
cd and install a working system.


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