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Re: Why not to create Fedora-us and Fedora-non-us branches?



On Mon, 2009-06-01 at 19:31 -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 02, 2009 at 12:30:48AM +0400, Alexey Torkhov wrote:
> > There was mentioned in thread in ambassadors list that it should be
> > actually called "Russian Fedora Remix". And it is officially called
> > that. Russian Fedora is just a slang. Sorry for bringing in incorrect
> > information.
> 
> OK, understood.  As you can see, we need to be careful about referring
> to the actual name anywhere you talk about the distribution.
> Otherwise there is a substantial risk to the Fedora brand and the
> value it holds for the Fedora community, including the trademark owner
> Red Hat.
> 
> > But they still use slightly modified fedora-logos package. Could you
> > clarify logo guidelines about that package. Is it possible to use it
> > unmodified in remix? Or all fedora logos should be replaced with fedora
> > remix logos?
> 
> Modifying the official Fedora logos is not permissible.  But, as noted
> in our trademark guidelines, we provide a special Fedora Remix logo
> that can be used in any Fedora Remix:
> 
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Legal:Trademark_guidelines
> 
> It is up to the vendor of the remix to provide an appropriate RPM that
> 'Provides: system-logos'.
> 
> > Using generic-logos package would not be solution here, as, I’m sure,
> > they will want to leave as much fedora branding as possible, without
> > striping all logos.
> 
> It is not permissible to use official Fedora branding on a Remix that
> has not been approved by the Fedora Board, or is otherwise not
> eligible for that branding.  But the Fedora Remix mark can serve the
> purpose you need.  The generic-logos package may not be satisfactory
> for you, but you can use it as a guide for applying the Fedora Remix
> mark and your own artwork as a "russian-fedora-remix-logos" RPM
> package which you can use to build the distro.

Thanks for answer.

I've contacted Russian Fedora Remix team, they are starting process of
bringing it in agreement to trademark and logo guidelines.

Alexey



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