Is the Artwork SIG alive?

I've been working through the various SIGs, trying to determine which
ones are active. I'm curious about the state of the Artwork SIG.

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Is this still an ongoing effort, or is it "done"?


Re: [Artwork] Is the Artwork SIG alive?

By Alain Reguera D... at 05/02/2018 - 23:16

Hello Rich,

On Mon, 2018-03-12 at 12:09 -0400, Rich Bowen wrote:
It has been a long time inactive as far I as am concerned.

Done? That's a good question. The CentOS Project still demands a new
artistic motif for each major release it produces and re-branding is
another essential part of the journey.

However, consider for a moment what happened with CentOS 7 artwork
design process. It was not discussed in the public media (e.g., wiki,
mailing list) and appeared all of a sudden in the distribution final
release. None of the Artwork SIG members listed in the wiki at that
time designed it, nor mentioned attribution to the work under the
Artwork SIG wiki space. Surely I don't have enough information on this
but the root of that decision/process may help you find the answer you
are looking for.

The CentOS Board intervention may be helpful here, in order to clarify
the process expected, set it on the Artwork SIG wiki space and move on
with whatever it is. But at least know what it is, if possible.

This topic affects directly the CentOS Project visual identity, so it
is a delicate one.

Best regards,

Re: [Artwork] Is the Artwork SIG alive?

By Karanbir Singh at 05/03/2018 - 17:42

On 03/05/18 04:16, Alain Reguera Delgado wrote:
While that is true, I for one would definitely want community
participation in the next round of artwork we need.

There is still plenty of scope to improve on what we have for 7 as well


Re: [Artwork] Is the Artwork SIG alive?

By Matthew Miller at 05/03/2018 - 17:47

On Thu, May 03, 2018 at 10:42:14PM +0100, Karanbir Singh wrote:
As an interested outsider, I definitely recommend this. This has been
an excellent and important inroads into Fedora community participation.
It helps people realize that contributing to open source isn't all
about programming (which is an important realization, because in a
distro, programming isn't even a majority of the work we need to do).