Deb Goodkin deb at
Fri Oct 20 12:24:17 PDT 2006

The Foundation can provide a document to Peer to sign over copyright 
ownership to the Foundation. I have some input on the design regarding 
proper attribution of trademarks.

1. Please add a TM next to the logo. It should be on the upper right, 
below the ear. When the logo is right next to the mark FreeBSD, like on 
the project's website, then the registered symbol covers both marks. 
But, in this design, the logo is separated and reduced in size. So, you 
can either move the mark FreeBSD closer to the logo, or just add the TM 
next to the logo.

2. In the description on the back of the DVD case and CD sleeve, only 
use the "r in circle" for the first use of the FreeBSD mark. You can 
probably do the same with Unix. It will look cleaner. So, on the back 
you will use the registered symbol twice for the FreeBSD mark. The first 
one is the mark next to the logo. The second one is the first word in 
the description.

3. Where you have the attribution on the bottom of cover and sleeve, 
please include:
"FreeBSD is a registered trademark of The FreeBSD Foundation"
"The FreeBSD Logo is a trademark of The FreeBSD Foundation"

4. Add a TM next to Power to Serve.

I believe that is all. I know this is probably a pain to make the 
changes. But, it is important that the project sets a good example on 
how to use the trademarks that represent the FreeBSD products and services.

Please let me know if you have any questions.


Deb Goodkin
The FreeBSD Foundation

Ceri Davies wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 16, 2006 at 10:50:48AM +0200, Peer Schaefer wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have designed some CDROM-related artwork for FreeBSD (CDROM-labels, 
>> sleeves and DVD-cases). The first drafts were posted to the 
>> FreeBSD-advocacy-mailing-list on Sept 1st, and since then I have 
>> received some kind feedback that lead to some changes (see mailing-list 
>> archive). In particular I would like to thank (in totally random order) 
>> Matt Olander, Simon Nielsen, Don Witt, Dru Lavigne, Ceri Davies, G?bor 
>> K?vesd?n, Remko Lodder, Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav and Eric Anderson for their 
>> kind feedback. All design-flaws and errors remain my own.
> Peter, thanks again for creating these.
>> I would be pleased if these material could be placed at the website 
>> (e.g. I would suggest to place a link 
>> to the artwork page in the downloads section, so that everyone who 
>> downloads an ISO-image can easily obtain the label and sleeve.
>> If you find this artwork useful, I will also create "6.2" versions for 
>> the upcoming release.
> I want to do this.  www@, the question for me is if these should go in
> CVS or be hosted on the FTP servers (and how we arrange that).  Perhaps
> the thumbnails should be in the www CVS and the rest of it on the FTP
> servers.
>> The logo and the logo-font are by Anton Gural.
>> The colour palette is taken from Anton Gurals design-studies (but 
>> slightly modified).
>> The text is taken from the FreeBSD-website.
>> The remaining artwork is by me. I hereby donate my part of the artwork 
>> to the FreeBSD project, so you may use and distribute it under any 
>> license you may choose, e.g. under the BSD-license (you may even place 
>> it in the Public Domain). Unless the FreeBSD project chooses some other 
>> license, the FreeBSD license 
>> ( applies. It 
>> would be nice if you give me some credit, but that's not legaly required.
> Deb, could you please look at what we'd need to do to regarding any
> legal jiggerypokery, assuming that's in your remit?
> Ceri

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