[ubuntu-art] Proposal discussion on xubuntu wallpaper/artwork.
cjk at teamcharliesangels.com
Wed Nov 17 21:26:51 GMT 2010
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On Wed, 17 Nov 2010 21:56:25 +0100
Thorsten Wilms <t_w_ at freenet.de> wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-11-17 at 23:34 +0300, Сергей wrote:
> > I've just posted a poll idea to OMG! Ubuntu!, let's wait and see if
> > people
> > still want animal wallpapers.
> If you would try to create a wallpaper based on what people want, I'm
> worried you might end up with :
> a calm and neutral abstract graphic,
> that shows an exciting landscape,
> a motorcycle just for Iain,
> with cute babies and bunnies,
> a manga babe,
> and that is politically correct
> The default artwork of a distribution should be about how that project
> wants to be perceived. The preferences of the audience comes into play
> only in an indirect way. Especially for a wallpaper, something people
> like to change, perhaps just for the sake of changing it.
I agree. The wallpaper is normally decided by the Xubuntu Team. I think
trying to decide based on the whim of Ubuntu users is going to be a
fail. There are only a 60-100 thousand Xubuntu users out of the
millions of Ubuntu users counted.
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