[CentOS-devel] Distribution Artwork and logos.

Tue Aug 12 14:21:41 UTC 2014
Pat Riehecky <riehecky at fnal.gov>

On 08/12/2014 09:06 AM, Jim Perrin wrote:
> Recently we've had some requests from the community as to how they could
> contribute various pieces of design, artwork or wallpaper.
> In order to make it more convenient for such contributions, I've moved
> the legacy artwork git instance to
> https://git.centos.org/summary/sig-core!artwork-archive.git. This should
> be considered legacy and reference only.
> To facilitate new artwork contributions, I've created
> https://github.com/CentOS/Artwork which will be mirrored at
> https://git.centos.org/summary/sig-core!Artwork.git
> This will be the authoritative repository for logos, branding, design,
> etc. It will also allow contributors to submit pull requests for their
> contributions, such as backgrounds and other creative artwork.
> Right now, both these repositories are bare because we need to have a
> bit of a discussion around the layout within them. I don't claim to be
> an artist in any sense of the term, so I'm not going to dictate a
> structure that might impede the work from people who actually know what
> they're doing.
> The two possible layouts I have in mind are:
> 1. exploded directory structure for the various source tarballs related
> to distro artwork such as centos-logos.
> 2. Named directory structures for the various image types.
> logos/{svg,png}, desktop/<resolution>/png, etc.
> Comments, suggestions and pull requests are very much welcomed from
> those of you with artistic tendencies.
I'd consider requiring SVG for the artwork, you can always convert SVG 
into whatever format your tools require (.xpm for grub, for example).  
SVG is also sorta 'text' which may make revision tracking easier....


Pat Riehecky

Scientific Linux developer