Personally, I like the dark version and animated too:) We have an excellent basis for further work on other artwork. The main it's like for many other folks.
Well, personally I'm fan of this one:
On Mon, 4 Mar 2013 01:42:35 +0400
Alexander Smirnov wrote:
> Hi all!
> I sent this variant  as base in G+ (it's more comments variant).
> The general impression people like this themes but they find it too dark,
> but not all ;)
>  - http://artboard.cloud.fedoraproject.org/artboard/post/view/153
>  - https://plus.google.com/u/0/112917221531140868607/posts/TuWnSpLVSft
But out of the variants proposed for Alpha, I like the darker the best. It's
easiest on eyes, non-obtrusive, makes the foreground stand out more. FYI, the
gnome/mate/cinnamon variants I prepared are animated (other DEs does not
support this feature, AFAIK):
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