[CentOS-devel] [Artwork] Is the Artwork SIG alive?

Karanbir Singh

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Thu May 3 21:42:14 UTC 2018

On 03/05/18 04:16, Alain Reguera Delgado wrote:
> Hello Rich,
> On Mon, 2018-03-12 at 12:09 -0400, Rich Bowen wrote:
>> I've been working through the various SIGs, trying to determine
>> which ones are active. I'm curious about the state of the Artwork
>> SIG.
>> https://wiki.centos.org/SpecialInterestGroup/Artwork
> It has been a long time inactive as far I as am concerned.
>> Is this still an ongoing effort, or is it "done"?
> Done? That's a good question. The CentOS Project still demands a new
> artistic motif for each major release it produces and re-branding is
> another essential part of the journey. 
> However, consider for a moment what happened with CentOS 7 artwork
> design process. It was not discussed in the public media (e.g., wiki,
> mailing list) and appeared all of a sudden in the distribution final
> release. None of the Artwork SIG members listed in the wiki at that
> time designed it, nor mentioned attribution to the work under the
> Artwork SIG wiki space. Surely I don't have enough information on this
> but the root of that decision/process may help you find the answer you
> are looking for.
> The CentOS Board intervention may be helpful here, in order to clarify
> the process expected, set it on the Artwork SIG wiki space and move on
> with whatever it is. But at least know what it is, if possible.
> This topic affects directly the CentOS Project visual identity, so it
> is a delicate one.

While that is true, I for one would definitely want community
participation in the next round of artwork we need.

There is still plenty of scope to improve on what we have for 7 as well


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