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Bug#407930: marked as done (desktop-base 4.0.0 MIGRATED to testing)

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and subject line Bug#407930: fixed in desktop-base
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Package: desktop-base
Version: 4.0.0
Severity: important


I think this is a regression (at least for the GNOME desktop) which got
noticed by several people now that should get addressed before etch:

On Sat, Jan 20, 2007 at 12:05:18AM -0500, Matthew McGuire wrote:
> I thought we reported this a couple months back, and that it was to be
> resolved... but now that Desktop Base has migrated I decided to see if
> it was still a problem.
> A screen shot from before upgrade:
> http://www.shadowglade.net/images/BeforeScreenshot.png
> A screen shot from after upgrade:
> http://www.shadowglade.net/images/AfterScreenshot.png
> No offense to the artist involved but that looks horrid. The previous
> was professional, subdued, and yet effectively branded as Debian.
> The current solid white swirl is garish and visually distracting. From
> an ergonomic and graphic design point of view this is embarrassing.
> Visual elements on the desktop should not distract or interrupt the
> viewing experience of the user. This jumps from screen and beats the
> swirl into my forehead leaving a noticeably sore but visible tattoo...
> well not really but jebus! You might as well poke my eyes out with it
> already! :-)
> Was this intended? I don't recall this image on the candidate list at
> all, and yet it is here.
This seems to have changed in commit #58 of debian-desktop:

6 weeks ago  	
"reduce size of debian-blueish-wallpaper.svg"

It indeed reduced the size of the .svg greatly by a factor of 10, but it
also changed the appearence, which I think should get addressed.


Are there issues besides the size with the old svg which needs to
get addressed?  

If not, can either you or André maybe provide a smaller svg?  

If yes, and no quick fix via svg is possible, can we maybe revert to a
png of the above good svg?



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Source: desktop-base

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
desktop-base, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/d/desktop-base/desktop-base_4.0.0.1.dsc
  to pool/main/d/desktop-base/desktop-base_4.0.0.1.tar.gz
  to pool/main/d/desktop-base/desktop-base_4.0.0.1_all.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to 407930@bugs.debian.org,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Gustavo Franco <stratus@debian.org> (supplier of updated desktop-base package)

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Format: 1.7
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2007 17:08:41 -0200
Source: desktop-base
Binary: desktop-base
Architecture: source all
Distribution: experimental
Urgency: high
Maintainer: Gustavo Franco <stratus@debian.org>
Changed-By: Gustavo Franco <stratus@debian.org>
 desktop-base - common files for the Debian Desktop
Closes: 407799 407930 408513 408947
 desktop-base ( experimental; urgency=high
   [ Fathi Boudra ]
   * Fix KSplash theme moodin engine installation.
   * Fix MoreBlue KDM theme. Thanks to Modestas Vainius.
     (Closes: #408513, #408947)
   * KDM override is disabled by default. (Closes: #407799)
   * Fixed default SVG wallpaper reverting to previous image.
     (Closes: #407930)
   [ Loic Minier ]
   * Depend on librsvg2-common for SVG support.
 97f980ea9e5fda08656524821048b8f3 631 x11 optional desktop-base_4.0.0.1.dsc
 fe09b701c881e39459e2985eb085b024 3032683 x11 optional desktop-base_4.0.0.1.tar.gz
 953eeb01d28e11c97bd139e91847f0ab 2295122 x11 optional desktop-base_4.0.0.1_all.deb

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