[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: Just an FYI concerning the beta artwork



Hey Jeff,

Sorry, very late to this thread - just catching up.

I agree that in the future it is wise to avoid these types of issues.
In other context where I am hoping to work with wallpapers I intended
to use the following:

Images of people, buildings, and flags should probably be avoided.
Focus on the things that we share - not the things that separate us.

Jon

On Sat, Mar 14, 2009 at 2:55 PM, Jeff Spaleta <jspaleta gmail com> wrote:
> I hadn't seen anyone else bring this perspective up concerning the
> wallpaper in the beta and I thought it deserved attention for your
> consideration as a group.
>
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-olpc-list/2009-March/msg00147.html
>
> "Seems to me whoever chose the background that was introduced last
> week did not consider that items with overtones of dissentious
> subjects such as politics or religion might elicit emotional
> reactions. I'm concerned that when my system prominently shows a
> picture with a temple, that might be interpreted as "Mikus worships
> paganism"
>
>
> To my reckoning this is the first Fedora artwork that has had culture
> specific elements in it, so this sort of issue might never have been
> raised in prior discussions.  I don't know, I mostly lurk. But I'm
> bringing it to your attention to make sure you see that reaction.
>
> -jef
>
> _______________________________________________
> Fedora-art-list mailing list
> Fedora-art-list redhat com
> http://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-art-list
>


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]