Associating the Red Hat and Fedora brands?

Greg DeKoenigsberg gdk at
Tue Apr 1 14:39:49 UTC 2008

On Mon, 31 Mar 2008, Jesse Keating wrote:

> On Mon, 2008-03-31 at 17:26 -0400, Greg DeKoenigsberg wrote:
>> If, in splash screens for Fedora, we put a tasteful "sponsored by Red Hat"
>> with the Shadowman logo somewhere small... how would you all feel about
>> that?
> I think I'm OK in principle, but can or should we leave the door open to
> list other folks here that also sponsor the Fedora project?  Dell, IBM
> to name a couple, HP/Intel in the ia64 space, Sun in the sparc space,
> Marvell in the ARM space, etc...  I'm all for having a little more
> shadowman in the branding, but I don't want to make it seem like Red Hat
> is the only one throwing resources behind the project.  Then again, I
> also don't want our artwork to start looking like a NASCAR car.

Right.  This is the difficulty.  In theory, I want to allow space for 
other sponsors as well, but you're exactly right: we don't want it to look 
like NASCAR.


Greg DeKoenigsberg
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Red Hat, Inc. :: 1-919-754-4255
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