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

Wed Oct 31 21:06:35 UTC 2018
Karsten Wade <kwade at redhat.com>

Hi all,

There is now a draft permission letter working it's way through the
CentOS Board.  It is intended to cover permission for just the GNOME
Project's use with GNOME Boxes.

I am still pursuing resolving this within the guidelines, that will take
more time.

Best regards,

- Karsten

On 10/16/2018 07:10 AM, Fabiano Fidêncio wrote:
> People,
> 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,

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