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Re: Artwork


First: Sorry for the late response - I was busy playing with Inkscape
(which is a really great piece of software).

On Sun, 17 Jul 2005 23:38:28 +0200
roach <robert_spencer@mighty.co.za> wrote:

> Ouch! Way to complicated. Just make one without a DVD logo, that way
> CD  users's can also use your cover if they want to.
Does it make sense designing a DVD cover for users with CDs? Sarge hasd
14 CDs last time I counted them.. that's a lot of covers even when
putting 3 or four into special DVD covers.

> > I've made another version, instead of the "DVD" text there is the
> > DVD logo from the Gartoon Icons.
> I'd love to see it, has it been posted yet?
I uploaded it yesterday. You can find it as ever on:

> > I know. But I don't know any text to put there :( You could suggest
> > some..
> Crumbs! That's a lot harder than I thought. I haven't been able to
> think up  anything original. I'll have to get back to you about
> that...
I've had the idea of writing all the names of all packages on the back..
but that would be quite a lot.. some thousands of packages.

> Ideas I've had bouncing around in my head are URL's for any relivent
> FAQ  pages, the debian-user list and MD5SUM hashes and how to use
> them.
Would be a possibility, but why write MD5 hashes there when the DVDs are
ready to use in the box? :)

> > Erm.. that is getting a little bit difficult as it wasn't made with
> > Gimp.. let's see how good the import filters are.
> If you don't mind I could also disassemble it on my side. It would
> help  though, if you could tell me about any third party parts and the
> fonts used.
I could upload a incomplete file in Gimp format, processed by the Gimp
import filters if you are interested.


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