Fedora 11 & The Antikythera Mechanism

Nicu Buculei nicu_fedora at nicubunu.ro
Fri Feb 6 08:50:46 UTC 2009

Frank Murphy wrote:
> Olga Segou wrote:
>> I would like to recommend the Antikythera Mechanism as a possible theme
>> for artwork... What is so great about the Antikythera Mechanism?
>> * It fits within nautical and greek themes (as it is a navigation device
>> built in Greece)
>> * It is the first mechanical computer, a device ahead of its time
> The problem I see here is, without the explanation
> most users will just see a geometrical shape and go, huh!
> As there will be no text on the graphics.

Methinks that people seeing the Antikythera Mechanism would go like "so 
they got back to the steampunk theme they scrapped for F10?"

> Whereas the columns can be recognised as classical.

I think so, the columns are easier to recognize.

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