[CentOS-promo] FOSDEM 2008 Updates

Lance Davis lance at centos.org
Thu Feb 14 15:30:06 UTC 2008

On Thu, 14 Feb 2008, Dag Wieers wrote:

> On Thu, 14 Feb 2008, Lance Davis wrote:

>> I am not happy yet with the logo - and have asked Geoff to get pdf's of the
>> posters we used last year so that I can add them to the wiki for comparison.

OK - I have added them to the wiki - together with artwork in the 'new' 
poster style using the previous CentOS 3D logo ...

>> Also - that poster has zero information on it - is that what you want ??
> No, it can certainly be better, and hopefully we can create glossy posters
> and make them so cool that we can sell them. But with less than 10 days to
> go I don't think we can be very picky.

IMHO people wont buy them - but YMMV

If anyone is really good at posters artwork then I am sure we can get them 
printed - we still have an offer of printing sponsorship , but I dont know 
what timescales they are working to.

Do you have a cost for bulk printing posters ??

> In fact, I would prefer 2 kind of posters. One being an attention grabber
> that is cool and something that people want to have at home. And the other
> one being an informative poster that is useful so people that walk by get
> the message without needing to address someone (which sometimes people do
> not do by themselves).
> Both can help people to come and talk to us, but the second poster gives
> away the message even if they don't.

We did have posters at the last linux world expo in London with info on 
them - shall I find the artwork and upload it to the wiki ??

It would not take that long to finalise artwork if you can agree content - 
probably something loosely based on the flyer we have would be good  ?? :)


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