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Re: FEDORA MASCOT



On Tue, Mar 20, 2007 at 12:39:29AM -0600, Gian Paolo Mureddu wrote:
> Nicu Buculei escribió:
> >Using a hat is absolutely forbidden and we can't do anything about that. 
> 
> Isn't that kind of an oxymoron? I mean, Fedora is named *after* a hat, 

Maybe, but that's the way it is going to be.

Please refer to the list archives (previously linked to) for an *extensive*
discussion of this.  I don't think we need to discuss it again, since
nothing has changed.

> Speech+Infinite+Freedom Fedora logo we now have), I suppose the "no Hats 
> allowed" rule comes straight from Red Hat and "marketing confusion/brand 
> recognition" if a hat was used by Fedora (not to say the perpetuation of 

Correct.  Blame US trademark law, and the follies of human perception.

- Paul

-- 
Paul Stauffer <paulds bu edu>
Manager of Research Computing
Computer Science Department
Boston University


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