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Re: F9 installation screenshot



We can start slideshow with screenshot of one program in many
languages (RTL included) and note that most programs are translated,
then put screenshots in en_US locale with descriptions translated


On 4/29/08, Josep Puigdemont <josep puigdemont gmail com> wrote:
>
>  El dt 29 de 04 del 2008 a les 19:29 +0300, en/na Pavel Shevchuk va
>  escriure:
>
> > >http://www.8bitjoystick.com/archives/photos/Redhat_Linux_Install_Kitchen.jpg
>  > 403 here
>  >
>  > >I don't feel so good about the idea. Its giving me Windows XP
>  > flashbacks *shudder*
>  > Windows installer shows text. People don't read text, they want cool
>  > slideshow with reflections, animations etc. And popular logos like
>  > firefox and vlc cone will do magic, people will also notice other cool
>  > apps like amarok and gimp
>
>
> This won't be easy or cheap (in kb) to localize if we have to have a
>  collection of screenshots for each language supported by anaconda.
>  Maybe the text could be overlayed or painted above a common image
>  (keeping also in mind RTL languages).
>
>
>
>  /Josep
>
>
>  >
>  > On 4/29/08, Jeremy Katz <katzj redhat com> wrote:
>  > > On Tue, 2008-04-29 at 18:43 +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote:
>  > >  > Jeremy Katz wrote:
>  > >  > > On Tue, 2008-04-29 at 17:04 +0200, Nils Philippsen wrote:
>  > >  > >> We used to have the installer flip through a slideshow of images back in
>  > >  > >> the old days -- does that code still exist? In that case it would be
>  > >  > >> easy (albeit to late for F9) to have this.
>  > >  > >
>  > >  > > All the code is still there.  The difficulty is really in someone
>  > >  > > stepping up to create the content
>  > >  >
>  > >  > We can start by setting a place (in the wiki?) listing the
>  > >  > specification: PNG (can/should we use other formats? vectors?),
>  > >  > resolution and probably the location (directory).
>  > >
>  > >
>  > > Currently, the code looks for png only.  That could be changed if it
>  > >  helped from a size perspective.  The directory is
>  > >  currently /usr/share/anaconda/pixmaps/rnotes (and with lang-specific
>  > >  dirs under there) but that's very able to be changed
>  > >
>  > >
>  > >  Jeremy
>  > >
>  > >
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