[CentOS-docs] Images don't resolve on ArtWork/Logo

Geerd-Dietger Hoffmann

ribalba at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 15:49:56 UTC 2009

On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 4:09 PM, Alain Reguera Delgado
<areguera at allmail.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Sep 2009 14:23 +0100, "Karanbir Singh" <mail-lists at karan.org>
> wrote:
> ...
>> The only *official* artwork is whats on mirror.centos.org - and to be
>> honest, i dont think we have either the sources for that stuff anymore
>> neither access to the person who made them.
> I found the same, so I started a proposition.
>> So, at the moment everything that we do should be based 'off' those
>> images. We need to change that situation in the future, but not now.
>> There are other things that need resolving first. The special emphasis
>> would be on the logo and the fontface used in those images, we need to
>> stick with that. For now anyway.
> The CentOS Logo is the main visual representation of CentOS Project. It
> is very important to have very well defined that visual representation
> over different backgrounds and available sources in order to let people
> improve it and propagate it along each CentOS visual manifestation
> (Websites, Promotion, Distribution), in the "correct way". The "correct
> way" of propagating it needs to be described publicly somewhere (maybe
> in our wiki).
> I think that CentOS needs a "Corporate Visual Identity Manual". Some
> sort of guide that let people have a reference for doing the needed work
> in a organized manner visually. Also define what visual structure we are
> following. How it is built and how it could be propagated. For example,
> in the Distribution area, Fedora project had do it very well in the
> following wiki page:
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Artwork/ThemingOverview
> I could organize what I have somewhere on our wiki for others to check
> and improve, if you are interested on it.

That is a really good idea. I think a lot of stuff is already there in
the artwork trac but needs a visual interface.

Cheers Didi

> Best Regards,
> al.
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