vperetokin at gmail.com
Mon Aug 4 16:51:58 BST 2008
On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 11:46 AM, Cory K. <coryisatm at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Michael wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 11:11 AM, Cory K. <coryisatm at ubuntu.com
> > <mailto:coryisatm at ubuntu.com>> wrote:
> > Alexi Helligar wrote:
> > > On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 8:12 AM, Vadim Peretokin
> > <vperetokin at gmail.com <mailto:vperetokin at gmail.com>> wrote:
> > >
> > >> Hi,
> > >>
> > >> I'd just like to show my support, as many other people
> > positively had, for
> > >> this theme:
> > >>
> > >> Cheers.
> > >
> > > This theme is a closer to what I think Ubuntu should be working
> > > towards for Intrepid. I don't think there should be as many rounded
> > > corners as in the mock-ups.
> > Please don't top-post.
> > Outright copying another OS's design is a crappy idea. If our target
> > audience is OSX/Windows users there's nothing wrong with taking
> > cues but this example here is just bad on so many levels.
> > Another issue I see is it requires compositing. Now I'm fine with
> > cutting off a particular set of users because of HW requirements
> > but I
> > don't control Ubuntu. So until compositing is standard, or we cut off
> > certain users, we're unfortunately stuck.
> > -Cory K.
> > --
> > ubuntu-art mailing list
> > ubuntu-art at lists.ubuntu.com <mailto:ubuntu-art at lists.ubuntu.com>
> > https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-art
> > Sorry for the top post, I'm new to mailing list etiquette.
> > Yeah, I noticed the OSX influence on it, but does that mean we should
> > avoid it? Look at AWN, it's popular because it's functional, yet it
> > was derived from OSX. I was just posting this as inspiration.
> > I'm not suggesting ubuntu ships with AWN or OSX icons, but I like the
> > colors of the borders, the backgrounds, and even the warning box.
> > Gnome theme's don't make it to the front page of digg. This design is
> > very eye catchy, and I don't see why we would be opposed to giving
> > Ubuntu a breathe of fresh air.
> > --
> > - Mike
> Still didn't get it. There's a setting in Gmail somewhere or simply
> start typing at the bottom. ;)
> We should try to avoid it to a point yes. Take that same UI layout and
> remove all the glossy OSX/Windows bits and the floor wallpaper that is
> just everywhere and do something original.
> I don't give a sh*t about Digg. It's the lowest common denominator and I
> personally wouldn't cater to them.
> There are much more original ideas out there. ;)
I do hope you read then any of the Ars Technica, Softpedia comments in
regards to the current them.
This isn't high-end artwork, this is artwork for the layman to understand
and appreciate here...
> ubuntu-art mailing list
> ubuntu-art at lists.ubuntu.com
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the ubuntu-art