[Mageia-dev] Art, Logo and Branding
marc at marcpare.com
Fri Sep 24 05:46:15 CEST 2010
> I think there is a difference between Mageia selling DVD's, access to
> dedicated download mirrors, t-shirts and coffee mugs in order to raise
> some cash to support its operations and running a commercial distro that
> aims to earn money by only offering the commercial deal.
> It would be unwise IMHO to focus on getting Mageia as a commercial and
> corporate entity. For one, the people who now have generously donated will
> feel (rightly so I'd say) quite miffed at their donations being used to
> make others a profit.
> If this is what Mageia would want, then that should have been part of the
> initial announcement. Uptake, enthusiasm and support would have been
> different in that case though. Should anyone want to operate a Mageia
> based commercial Linux venture, then that is of course for them to decide,
> but Mageia or its board should not be influenced by this or profit
No problem. It was just by way of conversation. It is always nice to air
out these things.
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