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On Sat, Aug 2, 2008 at 8:25 PM, jmak <jozmak at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 2, 2008 at 3:01 PM, Vincent <mailinglists at vinnl.nl> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 7:38 PM, jmak <jozmak at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Hello all,
> >> Please read this article.
> >> http://blogs.zdnet.com/BTL/?p=9419
> >> I have been advocating something similar since day one, but always
> >> ignored. We need to pay more attention to xubuntu's aesthetics.
> > The gist of that article as I see it is that not too many people should
> > working on Ubuntu's artwok - and those who do, should be good at it. What
> > kind of reply do you expect here?
> I posted this link to draw attention to the visual features that
> should be given more priority in xubuntu.
> One component doesn't make the desktop "pretty" (like many people
> mistakenly believe, for instance wallpaper) but all the components
> (usplash, gdm, theme, icons, panel, fonts) together. Like in the
> symphony, every instruments have to work, in accord with each other
> Yes, after so many years, they start realizing that the programmers
> paradigm doesn't work in art (that everyone does a bit and at the end
> put all the bits and pieces together). This method produces a horrible
OK, so what do you suggest?
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