Spring/Fall Seasonal Themes for 6-month Releases

Jakub 'Livio' Rusinek liviopl.pl at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 06:00:40 UTC 2007

Microsoft uses seasons for his additional themes. My bro's using them.
They're changing few icons, wallpaper, cursors and sounds [few].

We should have themes changing GTK theme, Metacity theme, cursors, icons
and sounds. Why sounds aren't "themed"?

Dnia 12-11-2007, pon o godzinie 19:22 -0400, Steven Garrity pisze:
> As the Fedora release schedule is now about as reliable as the coming of 
> spring and fall, it occurred to me that spring and fall might serve as 
> appropriate visual themes for alternating releases.
> Both "spring" and "fall" (aka autumn) are nice natural visual metaphors 
> that have recognizable and (potentially) beautiful color schemes 
> associated with them. They are also both "natural" themes, which can 
> work well for desktop themes.
> Perhaps we could adopt a "spring" visual theme for the odd-numbered 
> releases that fall in the spring, and a "fall" visual theme for the 
> even-numbered releases that fall in the, well, fall.
> This would also provide a way to have a strong visual change between 
> releases, but still build on a larger theme that could grow more refined 
> over multiple releases.
> Just a quick idea - cheers,
> Steven Garrity
> PS. I know this only holds up for one half of the planet - but our 
> Southern-Hemispherian-friends can pretend we're being ironic about the 
> seasons - and, spring and fall are beautiful on screen, no matter what's 
> going on outside.
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