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Re: FEDORA MASCOT



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Gian Paolo Mureddu escreveu:
> Alex Maier escribió:
>> I see my sarcasm went completely unnoticed. So here:
>>
>> <sarcasm weight="heavy;">
>> How about a puppy wearing a blue fedora hat?
>> </sarcasm>
>>
>> Seriously, this stuff was all discussed and -- I thougt -- resolved a
>> long time ago. We have a logo, and that is it. The logo as it exists
>> now should be used whenever Fedora is mentioned, not some additional
>> imagery that will end up diluting the whole image.
>>
>> http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-marketing-list/2005-June/thread.html
>>
>>
> 
> Since Logos are directly related to branding, their terms of use are
> rather stiff. Instead, and I take Tux as example, a mascot gives more
> liberty to the users (as long as the terms of use say that) to use and
> modify as long as the essence is preserved. Gives the users the chance
> to do things with it, play with it (after all, that's what we humans
> have mascots in real life, and that's pretty much their definition also,
> as they're not animals to perform any specific task, but rather to keep
> us company and to play with)... I don't mind not adopting a mascot
> (though I'd prefer that) and just stick to the Logo, but I really like
> the *freedom* a mascot would bring for custom *redistributable* graphics
> and such.
> 

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