[CentOS-devel] [CentOS-docs] Authorization to use CentOS logo in GNOME Boxes

Fabiano Fidêncio

fidencio at redhat.com
Tue Oct 16 14:10:14 UTC 2018


On Wed, 2018-09-19 at 09:28 -0700, Karsten Wade wrote:
> On 09/19/2018 03:35 AM, Pablo Sebastián Greco wrote:
> > From someone who doesn't know anything about design/legal, what is
> > the
> > difference between this instance and what was done in point 7.3 of
> > the
> > link (7.3. For special sub-projects)?
> Essentially similar, in that specific permission was granted and a
> specific logo was prepared.  In this case, the permission has been
> requested and there is not a corresponding logo prepared on the
> ArtWork
> page.
> > BTW, that is the logo only;
> There are two aspects here:
> 1. Should the project allow for the graphical logo to be used without
> the wordmark?
> 2. If yes to 1, the project should adjust one or both guidelines to
> make
> it explicit what can and cannot be done.
> For #1 it may be that we want to do so for various cases, but there
> may
> be reasons and risks we are not aware of in using the logo stand-
> alone
> in various situations.  For this I am seeking expert advice.
> As it happens, the trademark guidelines do allow for some uses of
> just
> the logo, point 5 here:
> https://www.centos.org/legal/trademarks/#acceptable-uses
> But there is not a corresponding graphic and how-to on the ArtWork
> page.
> What I want to do is i) as quickly as we can resolve the question of
> permission for GNOME so they can move on with their development, and
> ii)
> fix any actual or perceived inconsistencies between the trademark
> guidelines and the logo usage guidelines.

Any news here?

Best Regards,
Fabiano Fidêncio

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