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Re: DebianArt ideas...

On Sunday 17 August 2008 00:04, Valessio S Brito wrote:


> First i'd like that the debian-art@l.d.o be created, to discuss the
> choices made about the visual identity of the distribution and
> project.

Good idea.

> As soon as the list is on, i'd like to work to standardize the theme
> packaging system to the whole project, that's why this message goes as
> an invitation to all the theme packagers. This standardization would
> begin by the packages names, initially going like this:
> theme-(gdm,kdm,usplash)-$nametheme, to every theme, of every
> environment or theme-supporting application. It'll be a little harder
> to standardize the desktop environments, which would take a little
> longer discussing with developers/packagers of every sub-project.
> These days, a gdm theme package carries inside it a lot of loose
> themes, my idea is to have "theme-kits" and and stand-alone themes,
> E.G.:
> theme-debian-nightly
>  * theme-gdm-nightly
>  * theme-kde-nightly
>  * theme-base-nightly
>  * theme-usplash-nighty
> a package gdm-themes link to all theme-gdm-*
> Then, a user can install the whole kit, or only it's preferred window
> manager theme. Currently i'm trying to develop a standard for this
> kind of packaging at DebianArt SVN[2], developers are welcome
> specially the current generic theme maintainers. I'm counting on you
> to create a solid standard theme structure, not only for debian, but
> for its CDDs.

Sounds great.
> Lastly, i'd like to make it clear that this sub-project would be the
> one and only responsible for preserving Debian's visual identity, as
> well as the application of its logos, colors and promotional stuff. A
> sub-project where volunteers who make art instead of code can
> contribute, transforming ideas in reality within the project.

> [0] http://lists.debian.org/Debian-devel/2002/10/msg01471.html
> [1] http://lists.debian.org/Debian-devel/2007/05/msg00275.html
> [2] http://svn.debianart.org/

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