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Re: Lenny proposal: may the g-i look be similar to the desktop look

Hi people,

Please look here:


2007/1/3, Gustavo Franco <stratus@debian.org>:
On 1/3/07, Felipe Augusto van de Wiel (faw) <felipe@cathedrallabs.org> wrote:
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> On 01/03/2007 10:32 AM, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> > Frans Pop <elendil@planet.nl> writes:
> >> On Wednesday 03 January 2007 12:45, Tshepang Lekhonkhobe wrote:
> >>
> >>>I love the simple and easy-to-use of g-i, but it would be even better
> >>>if it looked similar the the log-in and the desktop.
> >>
> >>OTOH, the default desktop has a blue theme and the uses Debian red...
> >>For me personally at least, staying with red is important.
> >
> > Why do you think the red, on installer, is so important? The logo will
> > be the same and since we're using the blue theme on the installed
> > system I personally do not see any problem in having it being use on
> > g-i too.
>         AFAIK, the Debian Desktop people have the clear idea of work
> since the beginning of the development cycle to produce a new look
> for Lenny and I don't see why they can't integrate g-i in the pack
> and also follow Frans idea to keep the installer "red", designers
> can achieve that, which means keep the "feeling" and still use
> different colors for that. :-)

First, it was never about the colors alone. We've revamped Debian
Desktop and decide to keep with the 'blueish' feel across KDE, GNOME
and Xfce. It was (and still is) common sense between us.

Andre, that made the debian-moreblue theme that is being used into
desktop-base source package also prepared material for g-i, that
wasn't submitted by me to d-i team review because we haven't discussed
our participation on the team and then the general freeze came.

The debian-desktop teams counts with representative members from
pkg-gnome, pkg-kde, pkg-xfce, pkg-galago and tasksel. Is anyone into
d-i, specially working on g-i interested in join us and cooperate for
not only a better artwork, but a better and well integrated and even
easier installer for desktops in our following releases?

thanks in advance,
-- stratus

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