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RE: Infinity GDM mockup

I think the same thing as Martin about the borders... and let me add that the right border is (maybe one pixel) thinner than the rest.


-----Mensaje original-----
De: fedora-art-list-bounces redhat com [mailto:fedora-art-list-bounces redhat com] En nombre de Martin Sourada
Enviado el: Miércoles, 19 de Septiembre de 2007 04:48 a.m.
Para: Discussions about the artwork included with Fedora, including icons, themes, and wallpapers.
Asunto: Re: Infinity GDM mockup

On Wed, 2007-09-19 at 06:57 +0200, Máirín Duffy wrote:
> Matthias Clasen wrote:
> > Here is a screenshot that shows some problems with the user list. If 
> > you have enough users to make the list scroll, you notice that a) 
> > the theming of the scrollbar is not ideal and b) the last item "leaks" out.
> > It actually overlaps the "wrong password" messaged that may appear 
> > below the list.
> Thanks Matthias and everyone else for the quick and detailed feedback! 
> I've got a new version that hopefully is better:
> http://duffy.fedorapeople.org/art/infinity/FedoraInfinityGDM.2.tar.gz
> Here's what I tried to address:
> * scrollbar fits within boundaries of userlist even for large numbers 
> of users
> * users in user list do not leak outside of the userlist box.
> * pam-message added to theme, was previously missing.
> * pam-error message text made larger and centered at bottom of dialog. 
> userlist no longer overlaps it.
> * timed-login and caps-lock messages shifted for expansion space for 
> potentially long pam-messages; all placed neatly underneath login box 
> and shold co-exist nicely
> * updated screenshot that really reflects the actual look of the theme 
> (good catch Nicu!)
> * all references to Bitstream Vera replaced with references to DejaVu 
> (good catch Nicolas!)
> I attached a screenshot of a full user list too for reference. I can't 
> think of any other issues that might crop up - it seems all of the 
> text has sufficient space for expansion to account for translations and such.
> If you see anything else do let me know.
> ~m

Just my two cents to the design: I think the corners of the outer rectangle should be more rounded than those of the the inner one (when they are same it seems a little weird to me) like in my sixth mockup [1] and maybe the scrollbar would be better if it was in Nodoka instead of Clearlooks (so that the look would be more consistent with the rest of the artwork before and after the gdm). Didn't installed it yet, but the screenshot looks good so far (I'll try it in real probably tomorrow) :)


[1] http://mso.fedorapeople.org/gdm/gdm-infinity6.png

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