RFC: plasma logo as start menu icon and ksplash logo

Thomas Pfeiffer thomas.pfeiffer at email.de
Wed Feb 3 17:16:01 UTC 2016

On Mittwoch, 3. Februar 2016 16:24:10 CET David Edmundson wrote:
> If you mean this one?
> https://dot.kde.org/sites/dot.kde.org/files/plasma-mobile-logo.png
> Sure.

No, not that one. 
That one: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/95/

Not always with the name, of course.

> Anything more radical I'm against as it breaks not only our current
> branding, but all screenshot based tutorials.

We are currently using the KDE logo with the Plasma brand. This is broken 
branding. If we are to establish Plasma as a brand, we need to use the Plasma 
If we keep using the community instead of the product logo all over Plasma, we 
can never break the "KDE = the desktop" misconception.

And I'm pretty sure people will still recognize that they're using the same 
workspace as shown in tutorials even if the logo in the bottom-left corner is 

The VDG is really clear that this is our collective advice (I've CCed the VDG 
list so anybody who objects to that could speak up).


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