Fedora Release Graphics Specs

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Mon Dec 11 09:01:56 UTC 2006

Diana Fong wrote:
> Greetings...
> As the creation of graphics for the next Fedora release is being open 
> for design, it will be worthwhile to know what pieces are needed for a 
> complete and useful set.  I've constructed a Fedora Release Graphics 
> wiki (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Artwork/ReleaseGraphics) containing 
> a list of components (in general order of appearance), illustrations, 
> and specifications that goes into redesigning a release. Also included 
> are screenshots of Fedora Core 5 and 6 to illustrate the possible 
> changes as well as to show Fedora Core's visual progression.

Excellent work.

> These are the notes and specifications I've accumulated from having 
> completed 4-5 release designs. I realize that some of the info posted 
> might not agree with README.txt but this is what I've found to work upon 
> implementation and I will be updating it as our technology changes. If 
> you find serious discrepancies or have questions, contact me or post to 
> this list.

Couldn't find any README.txt file here.

> Its content is similar to that of the ThemingOverview page, but I 
> hesitated to overwrite it as it contained brief sections on Metacity and 
> GTK which I chose not to cover.  The reasoning being that they do not 
> change per release nor are they really effected by the subject/look 
> chosen for the release (though they could).  Thinking ahead, and if 
> there are no objections, I'd like to revamp the ThemingOverview wiki to 
> link to ReleaseGraphics, thus clearing the overlapped information, and 
> further expand the list to include such specs for screensavers and other 
> themable graphics that are not necessarily tied to each release design 
> subject.

Yes, That makes sense.


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