[Mageia-artwork] 2011/week 17 review

Donald Stewart watersnowrock at gmail.com
Thu Apr 28 12:32:02 CEST 2011

On 28 April 2011 11:25, Romain d'Alverny <rdalverny at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 12:01, Donald Stewart <watersnowrock at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 28 April 2011 10:10, Thorsten van Lil <tvl83 at gmx.de> wrote:
>>> I see the following (fast) solutions:
>>> 1. We use the current one and invert the colors. Would look like this:
>>> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/cZLcXCTQb0wda752EbuM6cWFIzFZ2BaC21XF10gWwzE?feat=directlink
>>> 2. We use a different available wallpaper of Alex. For example this one:
>>> http://www.flickr.com/photos/54316230@N06/5410392701/in/photostream
>>> (yes, the labels have to be modified for the release)
> These two are more about Cauldron, given the illustration. But that's
> my impression.
>>> 3. Use something different, like this one (very dark):
>>> https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/Sh_GexPv2D7YJFqdM3lnZMWFIzFZ2BaC21XF10gWwzE?feat=directlink
> Too dark.
>>> Further proposals are more than welcome, as a dark theme doesn't fit the
>>> taste of the mass!
>> Considering that gfxboot and plymouth are the same, but kdm, (gdm?),
>> ksplash and backgrounds are different, I feel that some unification is
>> required
> Yes. Why not use the unified grid-like background image
> (Wall*-04.jpg)? (with or without the Mageia name on it) - there it
> would be unified with the boot sequence.
>> I really like the dark image image and the inverted one, however, I
>> thinks that that is too dark.
>> Was there ever a decision made about the colour scheme that we should
>> base things on?
> So far, no. And it's a bit late to design this in a hurry.
> Romain
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Romain, which grid image are you meaning? The current background or
plymouth theme?

I have always like this image, which is darker but not very dark:

Also, this icon is somewhat cleaner than the one that is current used
in the the post plymouth stages:

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