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Re: [FC7 theme proposal] Flying High with Fedora 7 - Round 2



* Máirín Duffy (2006-12-20 12:58 -0500) said:
  ^^^^^^^^^^^^
[...]
> How do OOo, Gimp, and Eclipse splash screens provide the best user
> experience possible...? They don't. They provide a fuller 'brand
> experience' for sure, but that's different from 'user experience'
> (former benefits us more than it would users.)
>
> The best user experience possible is applications loading up so
> quickly you don't need a splash screen to provide feedback that yes,
> the application is loading.

But not much we can do to improve their startup time at this time. So
a splash screen will be in those apps for Fedora 7.


>> I would remind everyone many of the other distro's
>> (Ubuntu/openSuSE/Zenwalk/Vector/and the list goes on) have decided
>> to theme the splash screens of Open Office and Gimp. I do not know
>> how they came to that decision but I believe they simply want to
>> provide the best user experience possible.
>
> We need to be a leader, not a follower. Just because others are doing
> something doesn't mean it's a good idea.

I like this attitude :)

Some of those distros have reached nearly complete theme across the
Desktop and the splash screen might as well make it more complete. We
are not in this stage though.

-- 
Leo <sdl.web AT gmail.com>                         (GPG Key: 9283AA3F)


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