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Re: R: Criteria for theme selection



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On Tue, Sep 9, 2008 at 6:23 PM, Samuele Storari <sstorari byte-code com> wrote:
> Well
>
> I think the vote will be totally open to the whole community.
>
> Why I think that?
> Cos the graphic it's made for all, think about art, think about expression, it comes from the inside need of someone to express to other, to comunicate.
> I hope we don't think to elevate us over the other people, we aren't the keeper of a sort of graphical wisdom, we create for the community, we work for all them and I think will be the right thing let the community decide.
>
> Don't forget in first the community have to use what we create, and we have to hear to the voice of the majority.
>
> So this is my opinion.
>
> Free Art - Free World. :D
>
> Ciao
> Samuele
>
> ----- Messaggio originale -----
> Da: "Máirín Duffy" <duffy fedoraproject org>
> A: "Discussions about the artwork included with Fedora, including icons, themes, and wallpapers." <fedora-art-list redhat com>
> Inviato: Martedì, 9 settembre 2008 16:36:04 GMT +01:00 Amsterdam/Berlino/Berna/Roma/Stoccolma/Vienna
> Oggetto: Criteria for theme selection
>
> Hi,
>
> Since our deadline to choose a theme is Sep 21 I would like to make sure
> before that point the criteria for selection are clear.
>
> Our base requirements is that the theme must have all required artwork
> needed for round 3.
>
> We have not yet had a case where more than one theme met this basic
> requirement. In case we do have multiple themes that meet this
> requirement, we need a fair method to choose which theme is selected as
> the default.
>
> Some ideas:
>
> - I believe Nicu suggested at one point that the number of people
> involved in creating the theme should be a selection factor, as the art
> team is a community effort.
>
> - I think perhaps setting up a vote could also be useful. The vote could
> be restricted to currently-active art team contributors and/or it could
> be opened to the whole set of Fedora accounts.
>
> - We could let FESCO decide.
>
> My suggestion is that we have a vote within the set of active Fedora art
> team contributors. The problem is how do we determine who is allowed in
> this vote - who is active?
>
> We could do:
>
> - anyone who contributed a theme idea or artwork throughout the 3 round
> process
> - anyone who has contributed a design to the art team (via the design
> queue, echo theme, or art theme process) in the past 6 months (the
> fedora 9 release period)
> - anyone who is in the art group in the account system (i don't think we
> have cleaned this out yet though and there are a few inactive accounts
> still I think)
>
> What do you all think?
>
> ~m
>
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