[ubuntu-art] 'Sets' of designs + *Dapper GDM* based versions added - comments?
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Wed Sep 20 12:51:37 BST 2006
Just to clarify - the FAILSAFE versions were intended to be 'less
drastic' adaptations of the current designs so that they were more
acceptable if the other designs weren't popular - kind of a fallback,
not a different set of art for when the user is in failsafe mode,
though that is probably a good idea.
The failsafe GDM is very similar to the Dapper GDM - which is why it
is considered 'Failsafe' - it uses the Dapper logo and the 'glow'
effect around it, with no glossiness :)
Hope that clears things up,
On 9/20/06, effraie <effraie at apinc.org> wrote:
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> i think have a failsafe theme is a great idea. but, in my opinion, it
> where more usefull if the failsafe theme have something special,
> advertising the user is using a special & dangerous mode, and that he
> must be very carefully.
> Who a écrit :
> > Hi again,
> > == Sets ==
> > In order to add a bit of sanity to the proliferation of variations of
> > my work, I have started a page for 'sets' - a showcase of a GDM,
> > lsplash and wallpaper that fit together well - there are currently 5
> > up there :)
> > These 'sets' are designed to show how the different bits of work look
> > together...
> > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/Specs/EdgyArtworkPlan/Produce/Incoming/WhoDefaultAttemptsSets
> > Feel free to add any sets if you think you see things that fit
> > together well - all the necessary source files are on the respective
> > wiki pages.
> > == Failssafe ==
> > While making the sets I decided to add a 'failsafe' one - you will se
> > that the sets progress further from this.
> > Failsafe is work that tones-down the effects I have added in favour of
> > things that were in Dapper - you will see the GDM is almost identical
> > to the dapper one - for example the logo is the same as in Dapper. I
> > have tried to make it a little 'edgier', but essentially based on the
> > Dapper GDM
> > Failsafe designs have a home:
> > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/Specs/EdgyArtworkPlan/Produce/Incoming/WhoDefaultAttemptsFailSafe
> > and I will add some more options tomorrow some time..
> > As always, comment away!
> > Who
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