Bug 468277 - Solar: progress bar seems out of place

Charlie Brej fedora-art at brej.org
Fri Oct 24 14:21:07 UTC 2008

Jóhann B. Guðmundsson wrote:
> Máirín Duffy wrote:
>> Ray Strode wrote:
>>> Hi guys,
>>> Plymouth recently got a bug report about the progress bar in the Solar
>>> boot plugin.  The styling of the progress bar doesn't really match the
>>> surrounding artwork.
>>> Charlie mentioned on the bug report that this was to match the Nodoka
>>> theme.  I think it doesn't really work because progress bars in Nodoka
>>> are normally on a solid gray background surrounded by other on screen
>>> controls.
>>> Do you guys think that you could do a more stylized one that fits in
>>> with the surrounding artwork?
>>> Charlie had a prototype idea here:
>>> http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/~brejc8/temp/progress_bar.jpg
>>> <http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/%7Ebrejc8/temp/progress_bar.jpg>
>>> what we have now is this:
>>> http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/~brejc8/temp/progress_bar2.jpg
>> I like Charlie's prototype, can we use that?
>> ~m
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> If the planets are rotating around the "sun" then that should be enough.
> I say skip the progress bar...

Actually the planets are no longer there because they dont give a clear 
indication of the progress. I removed them since taking the screenshots.
I'm just playing with using the planet image but its not that good:

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