Art ideas for Fedora 11 (grub, boot, splashes, window decorations, button styles etc...)

Mark markg85 at
Sun Jan 11 17:14:56 UTC 2009

On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 5:29 PM, Máirí­n Duffy <duffy at> wrote:
> Mark wrote:
>> So a new theme would be welcome. Why not on the FC1 - 4 releases
>> (blue/purple like) which fits the name perfectly. Blue/purple is like
>> the ocean (oke, more blue then purple).
> Are you talking about just the colors of FC1-FC4 or the actual theme? And
> are you talking about the *artwork* or are you talking about the
> GTK/metacity etc?

Just the colors. and that can be used to make a new theme for Fedora 11
> I am just talking about artwork here....

I'm kinda talking about both..
>> But one other theming thing... what about those rounds? and the
>> deadlines? I would like to mock something up but anything in the next
>> few (2 till 4) weeks is probably not gonna work for me because of a
>> school project.
> We aren't doing the rounds anymore. We are all going to work together on one
> design so our energies aren't split and we can work together more.

O yea true. i forgot that one.

> I am at
> fudcon with John Poelstra right now working out the deadlines. So far it is
> looking like:
> 20 Jan - Fedora Alpha release
> 01 Feb - Visual concept for F11 decided

So by 01 Feb a theme design has to be made and approved (just the
mockups i guess)

> 01 Mar - First draft wallpaper ready to package for Beta
> 10 Mar - Beta Freeze
> 02 Apr - splashes / rest of artwork done for packaging for preview release
> 14 Apr - final freeze

So by this time the theme has to be working. Only bug fixes from there on right?

> 28 Apr - preview release
> 26 May - final release GA
>> And what about that brainstorming session.. which irc channel will it
>> be? when will it be held?
> We can do it right on this list. We're doing it right now :)

True. Just a few more people that are also putting in ideas would be healthy.
> ~m

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