Kubuntu Logo for Kickoff

Celeste Lyn Paul celeste at kde.org
Tue Jun 23 18:25:32 BST 2009

On Tuesday 23 June 2009 01:10:25 pm Sebastian Kügler wrote:
> On Tuesday 23 June 2009 16:03:16 Celeste Lyn Paul wrote:
> > What was the consensus of using the kubuntu logo for kickoff? I thought
> > it was a go until someone mentioned on IRC that it was discussed at UDS
> > and shut down. The argument was that we wanted to retain 100% KDE
> > branding?
> >
> > I talked to Nuno about it and he said it would be fine as long as it was
> > the Kubuntu logo and not a combination of the KDE and Kubuntu logo. He is
> > supportive of distro branding. Shytlman is working with the oxygen team
> > on the icon so it will be an official icon.
> >
> > Thoughts?
> From a user point of view (even with very special use cases), I'd much
> prefer it to be the KDE Oxygen logo. When demoing KDE, I tend to use
> Kubuntu. For that, I'd like it to be as upstream as possible.
> The openSuse guys have an upstream branding package which makes the
> experience as KDE default as reasonably possible, I'd welcome that if the
> logo were changed.
> Ow, and  in case you didn't notice, I'm both biased and arguing from a use
> case that's probably as slim as it gets -- so feel free to ignore me. :-)

The demoing scenario is a good argument against using the Kubuntu logo, but it 
is also a very small case. Hmm.. do you think we should make it a configurable 
option? Would it be easy to add an icon picker in the widget configuration 
dialog? Or is that just overkill for options?

Celeste Lyn Paul
KDE Usability Project

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