[ubuntu-studio-devel] Default Wallpaper, WAS:Re: ART TEAM ALERT! 16.04 Wallpaper Contest has been decided.

Jimmy Sjölund jimmy at sjolund.se
Fri Feb 19 15:47:50 UTC 2016


On 17 February 2016 09:34:32 +01:00, Kaj Ailomaa <zequence at mousike.me> wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 16, 2016, at 03:58 PM, Kaj Ailomaa wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, Feb 16, 2016, at 03:54 PM, Kaj Ailomaa wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > > I already sent an email to the guy, but realized we have other concerns
> > > too. For 14.04, the wallpaper was not just a wallpaper. It was a theme
> > > used for all our social channels. If we want to continue to have a
> > > generic theme, which we use for everything, I'm not sure a flame will do
> > > it. The flame could be a variant of it, but not the "it".
> > > 
> > This is my initial opinion, by the way. If flames were to be used as a
> > generic theme, I believe they would need to be stylized somehow. It's
> > still a bit weird for a generic theming, I think.
> > 
> > 
> I got word from lihualiu, the author of the proposed default wallpaper.
> Unfortunately he is not interested in further work, but supplied me with
> the original project file, which is a photoshop project. The flame is
> found on the internet, but I haven't asked from where exactly. So, all
> in all, I'm a little reluctant to use this as the default wallpaper
> right now.
> I agree. Even though there was no expressed rule that it should be created with FLOSS tools I sure think it's preferred. And not knowing about the origin of the flame and whether it is ok to use is a big impediment. Good thing you were in contact!

/Jimmy


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