[Design-team] Upcoming Fedora 13 Tasks

Paul W. Frields stickster at gmail.com
Mon Mar 29 21:26:20 UTC 2010

On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 09:31:49PM +0200, Martin Sourada wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-03-29 at 18:21 +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote:
> > On 03/29/2010 05:37 PM, John Poelstra wrote:
> > > Start       End         Name
> > > Tue 09-Mar  Tue 30-Mar  Prepare wallpaper for Beta
> > 
> > Considering we are way pas the deadline for finalizing the Beta 
> > wallpaper and very close to its package deadline, I propose that if we 
> > nobody propose an improvement in the next 24 hours, we use for Beta (and 
> > most likely final version) with Rocket Trails 2 [1] that was already 
> > used for Alpha. According to the feedback I saw it was well received 
> > overall with a few small improvement suggestions (shape and color of the 
> > trails, number of the stars).
> > 
> > We need to get this milestone done, so we can move forward, for example 
> > the various splashes are supposed to be based on it.
> > 
> > [1] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/F13_Artwork#Concepts.2C_WIP_Designs
> > 
> I should like to add that the Alpha wallpaper is awesome albeit rather
> lowish resolution and is missing dual screen versions... Even if we were
> to go with this version (which would be perfectly fine at least with me,
> I'm already using it and I like it very much) we'd need to address these
> issues. IIRC, the standard in past releases were 2048x1536, 1920x1200,
> 1280x1024 and their dual screen counterparts.
> I'm ready to do the packaging work as soon as I have the necessary
> sources (just one source for all sizes is fine, I can do the
> cropping/resizing as needed).

Currently we need the firstboot and anaconda banners, which could be
based off the Alpha wallpaper.

If we want to take another stab at the wallpaper for post-Beta/GA, I
know that Mairin Duffy had collected some constructive critiques:


* Nicu, are you game to try addressing some of these critiques with a
  new wallpaper?

* Is there someone who would be willing to make the required
  firstboot/anaconda banners?  There are only a couple of these
  needed, and the current versions (meaning the sizes and composition
  needed) can be found in:


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