[ubuntu-art] Theme Team application addendum

Kenneth Wimer ken at oxygen-icons.org
Wed Aug 2 00:18:46 BST 2006


On Aug 2, 2006, at 12:17 AM, Nathan Eckenrode wrote:

> Great! I am wondering if there is someone who heads the Kubuntu  
> Artwork
> project or this is to be lumped in with the developement cycle with  
> Ubuntu as
> concerns Edgy. Is there a schedule for creation of these works, it  
> appears as
> if the wiki is a bit slim on information in this regard.

I am "artist in chief" for Kubuntu in the edgy cycle, which does not  
mean that I will make all the artwork myself, but rather that I will  
help others to create a theme which is decidedly kubuntu :-) If you  
are interested in joining the effort, by all means, do so!

Note that the wiki (http://wiki.kubuntu.org/Artwork) is the best  
place to find current info about artwork (check http:// 
wiki.kubuntu.org/Artwork/Incoming for the latest stuff).

Kubuntu hopes to have it's own look while in some ways relating to  
Ubuntu, as do all the other projects. The idea is to allow as much  
freedom as possible between the projects (not hinder creativity)  
while creating a look and feel for each which is individual enough to  
stand on it's own or next to the others and be recognizable as a  
related project.


> On Tuesday 01 August 2006 12:30, you wrote:
>> Hi Nathan,
>> It seems to me that kubuntu can also use "ubuntu-art" and "ubuntu- 
>> art-
>> discuss" as they are described below.
>> What we would need would be one list for the default kubuntu theme. I
>> made a page on the wiki (http://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/ 
>> Documentation/
>> KubuntuPhilosophy) which uses a name "O2" although I have received
>> only a few responses on it, so we might need to still discuss it.
>> Bye,
>> Ken
>> On Aug 1, 2006, at 5:29 PM, Nathan Eckenrode wrote:
>>> just wondering if there is an art team for Kubuntu or am I on the
>>> wrong list?
>>> On Tuesday 01 August 2006 09:52, Mark Shuttleworth wrote:
>>>> Frank Schoep wrote:
>>>>> The full overview of Theme Teams is available on the following
>>>>> Wiki page:
>>>>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/Specs/EdgyArtworkPlan/ThemeTeams
>>>>> The Theme Teams will now start working on their themes and I've
>>>>> gotten
>>>>> a few requests on using the main artwork mailing list for
>>>>> communications with the community. There's been a proposal by
>>>>> Mark in
>>>>> the past to create separate mailing lists for each Theme Team  
>>>>> and I
>>>>> think now is a good moment to decide on the issue and take  
>>>>> action if
>>>>> desired.
>>>> It's great to see that activity getting more focused. On thing
>>>> though,
>>>> that page should definitely include an entry for Human, of course,
>>>> as a
>>>> theme team in its own right.
>>>> Can I ask that we move forward with the specialisation of the  
>>>> mailing
>>>> lists?
>>>> I propose:
>>>>   *ubuntu-art*: Policy discussion that is relevant to all themes,
>>>> such
>>>> as the best way to integrate each theme into its own packages, and
>>>> the
>>>> selection of themes for inclusion in a release, as well as updates
>>>> and
>>>> summaries from the AiC's and the Art Council. Relatively low  
>>>> traffic.
>>>>   *ubuntu-theme-human*: messages specific to the Human theme and  
>>>> icon
>>>> set for the current release. Should not include proposals for  
>>>> radical
>>>> changes, just continuous improvement on the direction set for the
>>>> theme.
>>>>   *ubuntu-theme-tropic|dash|peace* etc: messages specific to the
>>>> teams
>>>> working on those themes.
>>>> *  ubuntu-art-discuss*: general chatter related to artwork in  
>>>> ubuntu,
>>>> user submissions, new ideas, completely new theme suggestions etc.
>>>> Any other ideas?
>>>> Mark
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