[Design-team] Request Approval: Slight Colour Alteration for Remix Logo

Chris Tyler chris at tylers.info
Sat Feb 11 19:23:23 UTC 2012

On Sat, 2012-02-11 at 12:50 -0500, Máirín Duffy wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> On Sat, 2012-02-11 at 12:17 -0500, Chris Tyler wrote:
> > Hi Máirín -- I was following the information on the wiki page, which
> > says "If you need to use colors other than these, please contact the
> > Feddora Design Team".
> On this page, yes:
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Legal/Secondary_trademark_usage_guidelines
> It says 'Fedora Artwork team' though, not Design team, which I think
> gives a hint at its age (I put together that image around the Fedora 7
> timeframe....) Since that page is owned by legal, I don't know its
> current status and whether or not it still applies. (It doesn't seem to
> have been changed since it was migrated from the old Moinmoin wiki) I
> can tell you Pam has been working on a new draft of all trademark
> guidelines including for the Remix mark, and that is available here in
> its current draft status:
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Pchestek/TMGuidelinesDraft
> > 
> > If this is not the right procedure, can we get the image on the wiki
> > updated? (that text is part of an image).
> Those guidelines were overhauled but the updates are pending legal
> approval (see notice on the top of
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Logo/UsageGuidelines ). That wiki page is
> the most recent version of guidelines - the changes have been made
> (mostly back in July), but haven't been made official yet because they
> are pending legal approval. The new guidelines *don't* offer up the
> possibility for custom colors as the original ones did, and the
> intention there was to keep the remix colors consistent with the four
> foundations and the secondary color palette that is widely used across
> Fedora artwork. (I don't think anyone actually ended up using custom
> colors anyway.)
> I know it's not ideal to have conflicting guidelines up but I don't
> really know what I can do to change that without legal guidance.
> If the colors are that close, I would advise keeping life simple and
> just using the magenta color the guidelines recommend since it's
> unlikely most folks will be able to discern the difference anyway.
> ~m

Thanks, Máirín.


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