[ubuntu-art] Proposal discussion on xubuntu wallpaper/artwork.
t_w_ at freenet.de
Wed Nov 24 21:07:08 GMT 2010
On Wed, 2010-11-24 at 15:38 -0500, Saleel Velankar wrote:
> You say the next step is abstracting colors and shapes. Shapes I can
> see how, but how do we know which colors to restrict? How do we judge
> the value tritone color sheme vs. a monotone one , for example. Sorry
> if this is super obvious, but I'm still learning.
Actually, I wouldn't rule out literal takes on these subject matters.
A monotone color scheme as such sends a message, too. One of uniformity,
stableness, eventually even shyness, indecision and paranoia. Most
likely not energy, movement, diversity ...
I'm still learning, too.
> Why only by-sa? doesnt cc-by work as well?
Because a single option does not make people pause and wonder what to
The ShareAlike aspect is just nice to have for keeping derivatives in
the family, more GPL-like.
> Currently the color pallete is pretty limited to tones of 1 color,
> would the
> inclusion of other colors be a problem?
To not include other colors would be a problem. For wallpapers, I would
even just define the colors given by panel and windows and require that
wallpapers have to go well with them (icons might play a role in this
thorwil's design for free software:
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