Artworks update

Vincent mailinglists at vinnl.nl
Wed Oct 1 14:07:05 BST 2008


On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 2:38 PM, Cody A.W. Somerville <
cody-somerville at ubuntu.com> wrote:

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> On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 9:48 PM, jmak <jozmak at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Hello all,
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>> Here are some news about the current state of artworks for intrepid.
>> More less the artworks are done. I reorganized  the wiki page by
>> putting the recommended artworks for intrepid to the front, for better
>> reviewing.
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>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Artwork/Incoming/Intrepid
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>>  I incorporated the logos in the new wallpapers experimentally.
>> Because of this, I created two versions of them, one for regular and
>> one for wide screen monitors.
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> I've updated the background.
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>> The gtk theme still not completely decided on. In my last write up, I
>> recommended unity. Since then lots of things happened. Among others a
>> brand new theme, New wave (a darkish theme) was created that is based
>> on the newest murrine engine. Looks pretty cool and it comes with a
>> new xfwm4 theme. I also uploaded that one for review. Please take a
>> look at it.
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> I'm not too crazy about it. Dark themes still have a long ways to go.
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Same here, Unity looks good enough.


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>> For the icon theme, I recommend Gnome colors. Look at the screen shot.
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> I like it but it may be too late in the release cycle to include it.
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That's a shame. It is possible to set the milestone for
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xubuntu-artwork/+bug/261988 ? I
really don't know what else to do to give it more visibility...


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>> Cody, don't forget implementing the panel icon improvement script, I
>> sent over to you a few weeks back. This would be important because the
>> script makes the panel icons as good as in gnome.
>> Look at the differences:
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>> http://img138.imageshack.us/my.php?image=panelcompositeaf5.png
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> I played with your recommended improvement this evening and I found that
> although it made some icons look nicer it did so at the expense of almost
> all the other widgets in the panel since your modifications remove that
> padding.
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>> All the archive files are up on the wiki ready for implementation.
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>> jmak
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Thanks,
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Vincent
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