Round 1

Gerold gerold at
Thu Jan 10 13:56:42 UTC 2008

> Nicu Buculei wrote:
>> Laith Juwaidah wrote:
>>> About the implementation, we won't need to change the code every
>>> period of time, it'll be set only once when the system is first
>>> installed... Probably changed in the four pictures (assuming the color
>>> will change too), then exported to png and those pngs will be used
>>> just like they used to in F8.
>> PNG or SVG, this is an implementation detail, the important part would
>> be to get traction from the desktop guys to accept such a change.
>> And as implementation details, I feel working with PNGs is more
>> complicated: you will need installed something like ImageMagik (which is
>> not available by default in a desktop install) to be able to generate
>> the image PNG and do the composition, with SVG is just a text search and
>> replace.
> Hmm, maybe when the profile is sent up to smolt, the image is generated
> on the server and the system grabs it?
> ~m

WONDERFULL idea, so we also get the people who installed "counted" with
the exclusivly, unique and personalized Wallpaper with the "own" account

I like that idea very much; and also Mike is happy to get some more
smolt-sender :-)

Who will take the lead to bring such an idea to Max / Mike or whom it may



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