On Wednesday 28 November 2007 14:22:37 Nicu Buculei wrote: > María Leandro wrote: > > I think that I understand a different thing: > > > > I'm working into a Fedora wallpaper that should work for F9, and some of > > my ideas are to making it alive :D (If the people was happy with the > > infinity giving us the time... we could make the same transition of > > images on the desktop but using something different as a pattern). > > I wanted to bring a talk (in a different thread) about dynamic versus > static backgrounds and what we are aiming for in F9, but if you said > about it, here is a good place to talk. > > The dynamic background was a popular feature, well received in the > reviews, a step forward. But on the other hand it may limit the design > options: it work very well for an abstract theme like Infinity, but it > won't work for something elaborated like FlyingHigh and it would be hard > (but not impossible) for something like DNA. > So there are ups and downs. > > > The window style... Can we ad some textures to menu bar? (Gnome and KDE) > > like a 3D sensation? I now that we could make something on inkscape > > looking like a pipe and instead see the things up the bar this COULD BE > > SEEN as inside... (but I'm not shure that if this is possible.... just > > saying what I have in mind to develop for F9 AS PERSONAL WORK) > > Like http://art.gnome.org/themes/metacity/155 ? Yes, it should be > possible to use pixmaps engines, but they are usually slower and consume > more resources (and in my personal opinion look busy). > > > Menu, window... everithing.... we CAN make a new window style like > > 3D.... why don't we go for it? > > Why? Because nobody convinced us this is the best thing. The best way > would be for you, I think, to create a mockup, post it here and impress > everybody. > > > Yes... Here on LatinAmerica (Venezuela) the patents issue is really big, > > so.... (kind'a proposition) why don't we re-make a new style concept on > > the desktop for Fedora 9? It could be the start for a longer way. > > The same thing: post a mockup and get some enthusiastic followers. If it > is something complex it may take more than one release cycle. Wow! A lot as been going on here :) María, I like your proposals (3D, dynamic backgrounds, etc), I've been thinking about the samething, but I didn't say anything because I thought that it'd be stupid and not welcome. I would like to talk to you about this, and maybe we can let the rest know about what we reach as a conclusion :) Do you use GTalk? I'll add you up! Cheers! -- Laith Juwaidah http://www.ljuwaidah.org/
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