F9 Launch Banner

Ricky Zhou ricky at fedoraproject.org
Wed May 7 10:54:39 UTC 2008

On 2008-05-07 12:09:14 AM, Máirín Duffy wrote:
> So it looks like we need a banner for the front page of FPO for the F9 
> launch. I think Ricky and tw2113 were working taking screenshots of F9 for 
> the website. Do you guys have those screenshots publicly accessible 
> somewhere? I'm thinking we could use them for the banner.
> Our tagline is: "Fedora 9. Make Waves."
> A couple of ideas for the main banner layout to correspond with this:
> 1) Have three screenshots that are all shined-up and blinged-up in three 
> portal things with small, glowing pieces of sulphur surrounding them. Think 
> three bottles of cold brew in ice, except the gleaming sulphur crystals are 
> the ice and the screenshots are the brew. :) Pro: blingy, easy to do 
> quickly. Con: Tagline is about waves, and this emphasizes sulphur.
> 2) Have three screenshots emerge from the water in a dark cave-like 
> environment (ala 
> http://www.simplenomics.com/wp-images/beowulf'sangelinajolie.jpg). The 
> edges of the screenshots are glowing and cast bright reflections in the 
> rippled water. Pro: fits with tagline, blingy. Con: Might take longer to 
> do.
> If we keep the banner text-free (no translations to worry about) then we 
> can just have the byline run along top the graphic in plaintext.
Good idea :-)

We should have screenshots in the git repo and on the test website at

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