[ubuntu-art] Secret Garden Theme (Team?) Ideas [Usplash, GDM ideas]

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Thu Aug 14 09:43:43 BST 2008

On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 9:13 AM, tonic <ghatanothoa at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 6:54 PM, Mikkel Kamstrup Erlandsen
> <mikkel.kamstrup at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  - About the technical sides of usplash I suggest you contact Troy (I
>> am not sure he's on this mailing list anymore). He has done some
>> pretty interesting thing for Mythbuntu.
> I was the person working on the usplash stuff for Troy. With usplash you can
> pretty much do anything, just don't expect it to do it well - anything
> processor intensive is going to slow your boottime horribly. However this
> sort of simple animation should be quite achievable if you stay within some
> considerable constraints.

Tonic, thanks for that.

Do you feel like filling me in  a bit further? would it be best done
by having a bunch of different animation frames, or more like writing
some drawing code? Perhaps if you have any suggestions about
implementation you could put them on the wiki :)?


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