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Re: Wallpaper survey



On Fri, 2009-01-23 at 17:44 -0500, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 04:48:27PM -0500, Máirín Duffy wrote:
> > Ian Weller wrote:
> > > However with the Grecian columns and stuff we need to be careful of not
> > > looking "ancient", as some might say, but instead looking functional,
> > > practical, etc.
> > 
> > Yes definitely. Like if the columns are ruins, we don't want
> > to give off the message that Fedora is in ruins or something
> > like that. We want to highlight the positive aspects... eg
> > rather than posing Fedora as the column, if we've got say a
> > pretty columns-ruins landscape, pose fedora as the vines and
> > plants and nature growing on top of the the old columns (the
> > columns then become the establishment/proprietary software)
> > Then it becomes more, 'Fedora - making proprietary OSes
> > history' rather than 'Fedora is old broken crap!' :)
> 
> There is the connotation of vines/kudzu as a vegetation pest rather
> than something more positive.  I could be stretching a bit for that
> interpretation, though.

It just needs to be the right vine.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clematis

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