[ubuntu-art] What do we want to do for Jaunty?
vermette at gmail.com
Wed Sep 17 12:02:40 BST 2008
On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 6:42 AM, Giuseppe Pennisi <giupenni78 at gmail.com>wrote:
> 2008/9/17 Who <mailforwho at googlemail.com>:
> > On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 1:29 PM, Cory K. <coryisatm at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> >> Now that we've decided that we aren't out to change the default art,
> >> what do we want to do for the next cycle? :)
> >> I had the idea to create a package where we couple through a couple of
> >> walls, themes and GDM called "community-artwork. Sound fine for all?
> >> How many theme items do we put in it to start? 2 walls, 2 themes, 2
> >> GDMs? I'm looking for numbers to shoot for but obviously things can
> > I agree, three themes, but there's no reason to stop at 3 if we get
> > four great ones made.
> > Also, I'd like to think about a way of being able to switch between
> > them easily - that will change GDM, BG, Usplash, and some other App
> > splashes, if we get that far. A good theme has so many components it
> > is crazy to expect the user to 'turn them all on' but we shouldn't
> > expect them to have to reinstall a theme to change the theme, unless
> > we write a little UI that does that for them.
> > I propose a theme consitst of:
> > Usplash theme
> > GDM theme
> > Desktop BG
> > Icon theme (NOT expecting these to be designed form scratch, just use
> > a good HQ one that fits best if you want... edit key icons, perhaps)
> > GTK Theme
> > Opional but good:
> > Matching theme for QT apps.
> > Some nod to Wine integration by using linux colours or a WinXP theme
> > that is close to yours
> > Firefox Theme IF FF doesn't inherit your theme well (userstyles.css,
> > if I remember correctly)
> > Evolution theme (if evolution doesn't pick up the GTK icons
> > yet...didn't used to)
> > Splash screens for Gimp, OpenOffice, other major apps with splashes.
> > Perhaps:
> > Sounds
> > More than one BG
> I agree with you. However I think that 3 themes are a good solution.
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Just throwing this in, but if we have 3 themes, why don't we try taking an
aim for them? One theme geared for office/average users (more generic), one
for power users/technophiles (more bling), and one for developers/artists
(darker, like our take on studio)
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