Nicholas Burman nicholas at
Fri Oct 21 04:42:37 CDT 2005

On 19-Oct-05, at 9:48 PM, Travis Watkins wrote:

> On 10/19/05, Viper550 <gthompson at> wrote:
>> Okay, we really need to prepare for good ol' Dapper Drake. I already
>> have an idea for the graphical theme, my idea is based around the  
>> Grid.
>> The grid here represents the plotting of major goals for Dapper  
>> Drake,
>> making it the Vista of Linux Distros, with big changes, and big  
>> ideas.
>> I'm already working on some new graphics for it, but I've already  
>> made
>> some stuff, I was aiming for Breezy Badger with them but...your whole
>> glass thing overshadowed it.alot. My best work for this theme was my
>> splash screen (attached). My mixture of the human colors really  
>> makes it
>> look unique
>> So, does this seem cool to you?
>> Viper550
> It looks great, although I'd fade the grid in a bit more. Also, one of
> the goals I've heard for GNOME 2.14 is to make it startup so fast a
> splash screen isn't needed anymore.
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That sounds pretty exciting. 'No splash screen' sounds like a  
significant improvement. But this design can still be used for a  
What would be good to see would be a bunch of variations all at once.  
Colours, size of grid, size of lines. You can't judge something on  
how it ' might' appear or judge someones ideas until you actually see  
them .


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