[Mageia-artwork] Summary last meeting

Donald Stewart watersnowrock at gmail.com
Thu May 19 23:41:01 CEST 2011

On 19 May 2011 09:35, Thorsten van Lil <tvl83 at gmx.de> wrote:
> Salut!
> As advertised, yesterday has been a meeting, which I'd like to summarize.
> Following topics has been discussed:
> 1. RC has been released
> -----------------------
> RC has been released and from the artwork point of view, this has been a
> good release on the whole. There are just two glitches.
> * ISOLINUX still has the old background image with "Only for testing" on it.
> Does somebody know, where to fine the image on SVN?
> * ksplash has a bad contrast of the logo and the background (but later more
> on this topic).
> 2. Things to be done for release
> --------------------------------
> Most of our goals for release has been already reached (thank you for all
> your work). But there are still some smaller tasks to do:
> * As already said, ISOLINUX need the reworked background (very important!!)
> * in ksplash the logo has to be slightly modified to match the background. A
> friend of dtsiamasiotis already did this yesterday but it still needs to be
> pushed.
> * In the installer, we need nice icons for kde/gnome/custom install (package
> selection overview). (would be nice but has a lower priority)
> * Menu icon (for gnome/kde/... menu) is still needed. As it is a really
> prominent place, this have to be done.
> * advertising screens for the installer have also to be redone. The current
> screens are concentrating on testers ("Thank you for testing", ...) which
> doesn't fit for a stable release. trishf42 from the marcom team already
> agreed to address herself to this (thanks for that).
> * New network status icons for the task bar, as the current ones aren't well
> readable. Ennael is already working on that. Stay tuned.
> 3. Other
> --------
> As already mentioned, trishf42 from the marcom team has attended as a
> special guest. Her main goal is to create an overall consistent look of the
> distribution, the website and other stuff (like poster). For that task, it
> is essential, that both teams are working closer together for the next
> release.
> Trish asked us for the following things:
> * a poster layout (the one from alex is quite good) @Alex: can you may send
> me the source-file of your poster proposal, so we can modify it without
> extra work for you?
> * Screenshots of installer, boot screen, desktop, ... (I will do this today)
> * We need some ideas, how we may can bring website and distribution themes a
> bit together, without big changes. Proposals?
> Ok, that's it. I think it was a nice and productive meeting yesterday. The
> full logs can be found here:
> http://meetbot.mageia.org/mageia-artwork/2011/mageia-artwork.2011-05-18-17.22.log.html
> Greetings,
> Thorsten
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The mageia logo on ksplash was fixed by me on Monday, ennael and
mikala agreed on the new colour.
Will check and see what has been done with the new contrast.

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