[CentOS-devel] Re: Using CentOS trademarks/artwork etc.
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Wed Aug 8 08:56:33 UTC 2007
Gerhart, Bjoern wrote:
> I work at Wincor Nixdorf, and we want to provide a distribution derived
> from CentOS as commercial product. Within the distribution we provide
> software for installing, configuring and operating our "Beetle" POS
> systems with regard to our customers' needs. The name of the
> distribution is "WNLPOS", which means "Wincor Nixdorf Linux for Point of
Sounds good, are you patching the installer or providing scripts for doing this
work after the distro is already installed on the machine ?
> The question now is if we may mention CentOS in the derived distribution
> at all. This concerns for example the name of the grub menu entries, and
> the splash screens and wallpapers of Gnome and KDE. Are we allowed to
> write "WNLPOS - based on CentOS"? May we use the original logos
> (artwork), or is it allowed to modifiy them?
Over the course of the next few days, we will put together a definite policy on
such matters and publish them on the wiki.
btw, I hope Wincor Nixdorf is planning a huge donation to the project!
Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq
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