[Mageia-dev] Art, Logo and Branding
tux99-mga at uridium.org
Fri Sep 24 01:22:41 CEST 2010
On Thu, 23 Sep 2010, [UTF-8] Marc ParÃ© wrote:
> Best to have these discussions at the initial stages of the project
> rather than later after everything has been firmed up. It is certainly
> harder/painful to change name and logos after they have been adopted.
> Just in case, you never know, Mageia could actually become a good
> contender in the top listed distro market. It certainly has the momentum
> at this time.
Maybe you don't realise it, but the momentum would be quickly lost if
you start to pollute the original objectives with commercial aims, a
large part of the enthusiasm is BECAUSE Mageia is non-profit.
I would not contribute to Mageia (neither money nor time) if it becomes
for-profit and I'm sure I wouldn't be the only one.
I really hope that the foundation charta makes this very clear (the
non-profit scope) else it would cause a lot of momentum to evaporate.
Again, Debian or the Linux kernel project are IMHO the examples to
follow, nothing else.
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