[Mageia-artwork] 2011/week 17 review

Donald Stewart watersnowrock at gmail.com
Thu Apr 28 12:41:41 CEST 2011

On 28 April 2011 11:32, Donald Stewart <watersnowrock at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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:
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/54316230@N06/5410393149/in/photostream
> Also, this icon is somewhat cleaner than the one that is current used
> in the the post plymouth stages:
> http://admin.home.djbstewart.operaunite.com/webserver/content/?session-redirect=noCookie/logo_mageia.png

I have updated this page to reflective the current situation as per
what I know: http://mageia.org/wiki/doku.php?id=artwork:installer#desktop_backgrounds

We need to decide is we will ship 800x600 resolutions, then the
necessary modifications can be made.

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