Use of flags (was Re: Wiki page for country)

Máirín Duffy duffy at
Tue Jul 13 14:26:52 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-07-13 at 05:42 +0300, Matt Domsch wrote:
> I think it'd be fine to use the front of as the
> jumping off point into all the various region-specific sites.  Some of
> them may fall under, but that fundamentally was to
> avoid having people register Fedora-brand-related domains, and then
> for us to have to request they sign a trademark license agreement too.
>  This gives contributors a way to set up sites w/o registering new
> domains.  But in either case (registered domain, such as
>, or a subdomain of fc.o), having the top of fc.o
> aggregate them into a list makes sense to me.

Since not all the websites have finished sites or distinctive designs,
Jef put together a mockup using flags for each country (with the caveat
it would need to be adjusted so the flags were a bit smaller):

I know there's a lot of sensitivity to the usage of national symbols in
general; is it advisable to avoid the usage of flags or do you think it
would be okay in this instance?


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