[Design-team] The Theme

Nicu Buculei nicu_fedora at nicubunu.ro
Fri Jun 19 10:08:59 UTC 2009


On 06/19/2009 12:46 PM, Martin Sourada wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-06-19 at 09:42 +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote:
>> - a huge gallery with *everything* available online, where people can
>> browse with Firefox and use it's "set image as desktop background" option.
> I wonder if we could integrate it into the desktop even more. Yeah, we
> can for example add wallpaper extras page to our default bookmarks but

Adding the gallery inside the wiki is not friendly for users, especially 
if we plan  to have a lot more images, we would need something with 
browsing and search capabilities, like a proper gallery software.

> I'd like this to not be tied to firefox. It's not default on KDE spin,
> on XFCE Spin it seems Midori will be the default (not sure what's the
> default now), I am not sure about LXDE, etc. Yeah, we can start with
> firefox because it already has this somehow implemented (how does it
> work in various environments? I haven't actually ever tried it, so I

It is not tied to Firefox, all popular browser have something like this, 
Epiphany has it, even Internet Explorer on Windows has it...

> don't know how/if it works e.g. in KDE, XFCE or LXDE), but IMHO we
> should aim for web-browser-less approach in the long run -- probably
> some backend for handling the communication with servers and various
> front-ends for different desktops environments to manage the end-user
> interaction.

I would like the large galley to be accessible with just a browser, so 
even people on Windows can benefit from it (we can have on top of that 
some specialized tools, with RSS and stuff).

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