In the page that you send me example I was able to download the logo without problems and without having to give explanations to anyone. That difference is very important.
Anyway I do not want to get into controversy or make you waste time with my comments. Keep in mind that I make an opinion from outside, without knowing the circumstances.
It is a general impression. The way it works is like that of a private company. I prefer to collaborate (if my time allows) with people with that "garage culture" that really needs it. Something more romantic not with Trademarks.

Anyway, thanks for your explanations.

2016-11-29 17:37 GMT+01:00 Matthew Miller <>:
On Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 05:20:06PM +0100, Salva Vivas wrote:
> Well this is not very typical of "linux", right? If it can be from
> Microsoft or Apple. I thought I would collaborate in open with an
> open source project and not with a private company. I already do this
> every day.

You are certainly welcome to collaborate — but we do have to follow
procedures to protect the integrety of our trademark. That's true for
open source projects and private companies alike.

For another example, see:

The rules we follow differ in details, but I don't think they're
onerous at all. For all the effort you've put into this back and forth,
you could probably have them by now.

Matthew Miller
Fedora Project Leader
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