[ubuntu-art] Is There an Official Palette We Have to Stick With?

Giuseppe Pennisi giupenni78 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 11:21:46 BST 2008

Kenneth Wimer ha scritto:
> On Monday 02 June 2008 08:14:06 Anton Kerezov wrote:
> > В 18:44 -0500 на 01.06.2008 (нд), Salane Ashcraft написа:
> > > To Ubuntu Artists-
> > >
> > >
> > > Is there any real input from the developers, Shuttleworth, or anyone
> > > about this? Do we even know if there will be a drastic theme
> > > replacement? I have seen one email from a dev and a video where Mark
> > > says we wants and interface change, but what is being done? we can sit
> > > here and create themes and mockups, but will this even matter?
> >
> > Kenneth said it.
> >
> > I have a question concerning all the theme teams: If we have a theme
> > that is not a mockup, how can we make it ship with Ubuntu for testing?
> The first step would be to put it all in launchpad so that others have access 
> to it (without being able to directly mess everything up). Packaging the 
> pieces is really not too hard as we have existing themes we can edit. Mainly, 
> it comes down to putting the right names in the right files and tweaking a 
> few color values here and there but if you've never done it it might seem 
> confusing. Cory and I have both offered our help so it shouldn't be a 
> problem. If we have two teams which need to get their stuff packaged we can 
> set a time and go through the process online together.
It would be great. As Anton said we are working to a major release of
New Wave.

> As for getting the packages in Ubuntu, there are two possibilities:
> 1) the package is available in main and installed by default.
> I would like to replace the gnome-themes package with an ubuntu themes 
> package. The main difference would be replacing the older, outdated themes 
> with the results of the theme teams.
> 2) the package is available in main
> The theme is not installed by default but is easily installable without having 
> to add any repository to apt.
> Although I would prefer option 1, I cannot promise it will happen as there 
> might be other issues beyond my knowledge.
I vote for 1. It would be great and simple for user.

Keep on work ;-)

Giuseppe P.

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