[ubuntu-art] Why Wallpapers? And Let's Get Started!
smartboyathome at gmail.com
Tue Jul 8 06:06:55 BST 2008
On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 10:06 PM, AA Boy <smartboyathome at gmail.com> wrote:
> There has been creation of themes. Have you seen my last e-mail to here? It
> was on the creation of my new theme for Intrepid (Human Clearlooks 2). I
> haven't posted it on the wiki yet, but there is still development going on
> for it. It just isn't going to be done in one big group.
> On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 9:46 PM, Salane Ashcraft <salane89 at gmail.com>
>> I have noticed a lot of discussion by this art team about wallpapers.
>> Why? Its not like most people who change wallpapers are going to not
>> be looking for good ones on the internet, its a moot point.
>> Instead we need to focus on fonts, icons, and themes. I have posted 2
>> wikis, yet limited discussion has been created. The reason things dont
>> happen, and the reason there isnt more asked of the art team is
>> because we have never done anything for the most part. We talk - and
>> talk- and talk- yet no action is taken.
>> This is how things will work. I have talked with Ken and Mark, and
>> they made suggestions and agree with this.
>> 1) We will work together as a community.
>> 2) Wikis will be used to display ideas.
>> 3) Guidelines will be used to help streamline the process. They can be
>> 4) Deadlines must be set.
>> 5) More community involvement must happen.
>> So lets get started!
>> Fonts - there are several option listed in the wiki. We need to make a
>> decision by the end of the month. Research licenses, usable,
>> readability, and international compliance.
>> Icons - This is a big challenge. Some guidelines have been posted but
>> more discussion needs to be generated then needs to be acted on.
>> Theme - This needs to be worked on together. A set of guidelines will
>> be produced, but for now, how about on the wiki:
>> So lets get started! I encourage you to spread the word near and far
>> to all Gnome users - on all distros to help if they would. We will
>> create a user interface experience to set the gold standard, to put it
>> in Mark's words.
>> All the wiki pages:
>> Salane Ashcraft
>> salane89 at gmail.com
>> ubuntu-art mailing list
>> ubuntu-art at lists.ubuntu.com
Sorry for the top post, trying not to happen >.<
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