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Re: A pretty please (regrading Fedora 9 theme)

On 12/30/07, Valent Turkovic <valent turkovic gmail com> wrote:
> Hi,
> first to introduce myself. I'm 29 years old fiber-optics technician
> and a linux geek from Croatia. I used fedora since came out but for my
> primary desktop since FC5 (i used openSUSE before and Mandriva before
> that, ubuntu just doesn't work for me). I'm also a amateur
> photographer and have worked with different artists as a critic for
> last 10 years.
> This is really hard for me to say and I apologize in advance because
> all of Fedora Artwork team does great job, but I really have to say
> what I think.
> I have seen this:
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Artwork/F9Themes/Waves
> and it frightens me if this is going to be the Fedora 9 theme... or
> anything near this. If these are only sketches then ok. But this bring
> me back to Fedora 8 theme proposal when I saw current infinity theme
> proposed and I thought it will never pass quality check - how was I
> surprised when I booted Fedora 8 for the first time.
> I know that some people are really satisfied with Fedora 8 theme, and
> that different people have different tastes but still I feel fedora 8
> theme as too bland, too simple (and I love zen simple design!) and
> just too plain. FC5 baloons were nice, FC6 DNA theme was amazing!, F7
> hot baloons were cool but I just can't say anything nice about F8
> Infinity.
> I used Fedora as my primary work desktop since FC5 and for work also
> (since FC6) and I upgrade my home systems always to latest Fedora -
> this is the only wallpaper I changed from default and I believe that
> says a lot.
> Unfortunately, I have no creativity talent (except photography) and I
> cannot contribute directly except as an constructive critic.
> Please, please, pretty please go with a more bold wallpaper theme this time.
> Thank you once more for all the work you have given to Fedora project
> and I hope you accept these comments as constructive because this is
> my intention.
> Valent.

Here are one audio review which also says artwork for Fedora 8 is lacking:

and one random forum comment:
"Artwork quite poor compared to version 7."

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