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

Tue Sep 18 17:45:14 UTC 2018
Karsten Wade <kwade at redhat.com>

Thanks Rich for drawing this forward, I had missed it.  (I generally
handle all the trademark usage queries.)

The key reference is this one, the trademark guidelines:


That document should give the GNOME project all of the authorization and
guidelines on how to use and not use the CentOS marks.

Fabiano -- if you have any further questions, you may also direct them
to centos-tm at centos.org .

Rich -- it looks as if we need to update or clarify on the wiki around
the appearance of the (R) in the marks.  There is a link in a section
there called "Usage Restrictions"[1] but it isn't terribly visible.  I
just added a new short paragraph at the top of the page referring to the

Best regards,

- Karsten


On 09/18/2018 07:23 AM, Rich Bowen wrote:
> Bumping this thread in the hopes that we can get an official opinion
> from someone on the board.
> In particular, the guidelines at
> https://wiki.centos.org/ArtWork/Brand/Logo seem to indicate that we're
> not supposed to use the logo without the wordmark, but we do that all
> the time, even on official swag. What's the official ruling, and who can
> we go to for further clarification?
> --Rich
> On 6/19/18 7:29 AM, Fabiano Fidêncio wrote:
>> People,
>> Firstly, sorry for the cross-list post (centos-devel and centos-docs).
>> I'd like to reach you in order to ask for a formal authorization to
>> use CentOS logo on GNOME Boxes[0]. GNOME Boxes already shows a few
>> other distro's logos as you can check here[1].
>> Would be possible to get the explicit confirmation that we could use
>> CentOS logo as well?
>> [0]: https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Boxes
>> [1]: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gnome-boxes/raw/master/README.logos
>> Best Regards,

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