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Re: Please update the debian logo of your service

2016-02-01 15:47 GMT+01:00 Stefano Zacchiroli <zack@debian.org>:
> On Mon, Feb 01, 2016 at 01:26:42PM +0100, Holger Levsen wrote:
>> While I think this is a technically sound proposal how to do hotlinking, I'm
>> not sure I want to do that for the services I maintain, as a matter of
>> principle. Hotlinking to a different site is bad, as this leaks visitor
>> information to a different entitity. Granted, it's a different entity in the
>> same organisation, but still.
> Agreed.
> But FWIW the proposal is indeed not about "forcing", or not even
> "recommending" to do hotlinking as maintainer of whatever service with a
> web UI. It's rather about having a recommended way to do hotlinking for
> those who want to do that; nothing more than that.
> I, as a service maintainer, would love not to have to worry about having
> to change a logo (or, in fact, the visual theme of the service at all,
> but that's more tricky). I totally understand others might have
> different preferences than mine.

It would also be possible to have a local copy of the logo on some
web, periodically synchronized with the provided one through the
official web, to achieve that without hotlinking. It is good to have
options for those who want them.


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