[Design-team] Plymouth theme (boot splash) in F14

Matthias Clasen mclasen at redhat.com
Thu Aug 19 14:25:54 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-08-18 at 21:26 +0200, Martin Sourada wrote:

> since we switched to generic (instead of release specific) theme for
> plymouth, I've never particularly liked it but it I haven't exactly
> disliked it either. Not anymore with F14. The
> throbbing-and-loading-at-the-same-time fedora logo with great amount of
> rendering glitches is just a sore in the eye and gives a really bad
> impression to our users. I'm not sure if it's intentional or a bug, but
> either way, it needs fixing. 
> Personally I'd prefer switching to spinfinity theme. It's simple and
> professional looking and it does not have any rendering glitches (tested
> myself on F12 and F14).
> Any thoughts on this?

So, instead of having release specific themes, we are now switching the
non-release specific theme every release ? Doesn't make sense to me.
What annoys you in the current plymouth is just a bug that will be
addressed before the beta.

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