[CentOS-promo] Timing: Re: CentOS Stream 9 "launch" promotion

Mon Nov 29 19:13:15 UTC 2021
Neal Gompa <ngompa13 at gmail.com>

On Mon, Nov 29, 2021 at 2:10 PM Rich Bowen <rbowen at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 11/18/21 20:18, Alain Reguera Delgado wrote:
> > Whatever the solution for these problems be, it should
> > preserve the CentOS Symbol meaning without affecting its presentation
> > when the symbol is reduced to 16x16 pixels. The CentOS Symbol meaning
> > must be clearly expressed on that size. It must shine on that size!
> >
> > Considering the problems mentioned earlier and the timelines, I would
> > propose to prepare the CentOS Stream 9 launch using the historical
> > CentOS Symbol, until we find a solution. Note, that the historical
> > CentOS Symbol suffers these problems as well, but it is more
> > recognizable than the new one. I prefer to introduce the new symbol to
> > CentOS distribution when it does provide a benefit. As consequence, and
> > to be consistent through all visual manifestations, the historical
> > CentOS Symbol should be preserved on websites and promotion materials.
> >
> > Don't know if such thing is possible considering the intention and
> > immediate need of having the new brand active. I hope we can "as soon
> > as we are ready to do so" [1]
> >
> > [1]https://git.centos.org/centos/board/issue/4#comment-483
> If you're ok with going out with the old logo, and updating later, I'm
> fine with that. Do you think we can launch the blog post and website
> later this week? Tuesday or Wednesday, perhaps? Is that something we can
> get done?

If we can have EPEL 9 "up" this week too, it'd be great to get it in
place. That'll really "open the doors" for everyone.

真実はいつも一つ!/ Always, there's only one truth!