[openstack-dev] [tripleo] Fwd: TripleO mascot - how can I help your team?

Dan Prince dprince at redhat.com
Wed Feb 15 21:54:17 UTC 2017

I was off earlier this week (and unfortunately couldn't attend the
weekly meeting) but from the sound of it a very different conclusion
has been reached within the TripleO community. Apparently, this was
understood to mean that we *could not* keep our existing logo. And that
is sad thing to do "just because" someone wants to have a common theme.

So I say lets keep it. And continue using it as is...

At least that is the way it is in some communities:


And yes. They have stylized old tux as well... but at least they kept
the original too.


On Wed, 2017-02-15 at 21:12 +0000, Jeremy Stanley wrote:
> On 2017-02-15 15:52:30 -0500 (-0500), Dan Prince wrote:
> > The fact that the foundation is involved in "streamlining" team
> > logos
> > just kind of makes me a bit sad I guess. I mean, what value is this
> > really adding to the OpenStack projects?
> > 
> > Devs on many projects spend their own time on creating logos...
> > that
> > they like. I say let them be happy and have their own logos. No
> > harm
> > here I think. Move along and let us focus on the important things.
> [...]
> There's definitely nothing stopping various teams from using other
> logos if they want. The OpenStack Foundation doesn't govern the
> project, they merely want to have a consistent set of logos _they_
> can use on their own site when providing aggregate information about
> multiple teams and were hoping that they could gather enough
> feedback to be able to put together something that those teams would
> also be interested in reusing. It's in no way mandatory or exclusive
> of other art you may already have and feel a connection with.

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