Re: SpaceFun is Fun (joke) Re: Squeeze Artwork...
I have to say that I do not get the point of the elitism poster.
And, maybe we all have different ways of having "fun".
I hate to criticize, especially when it comes to questions
of artwork and taste, as this is so subjective and no choice
follows the logic of true and false.
I wrote as I was somewhat dismayed by this image of "fun".
By the way, what is so "funny" about Debian?
For I always thought that it was a serious tool.
And if I wanted to have "fun" as implied by the new theme,
I would use some sort of gaming station, not my work desktop.
But this does not mean that it should be austere, boring or ugly.
Such is the challenge of artwork.
Please do not take this wrongly. The efforts of everyone
contributing to Debian (and open source software in general)
is to be highly appreciated. And in diversity, we can not,
and should not, always agree.
On Wednesday 17 November 2010 02:29:52 Valessio Brito wrote:
> Sorry for another message.
> I must conclude that perhaps few people inside or already using Debian
> like to take this "fun" side, but I think some users and prospective
> users felt more free to learn more about Debian and participate in
> this "fun."
> 2010/11/16 Valessio Brito <email@example.com>:
> > When I thought about a theme for the next release of Debian, I thought
> > I'd break every idea to be something elitism and show the side that
> > is 'made of fun'.
> > The image that people have some Debian developers and own the project
> > should be broken some day ... I think maybe it's time to say:
> > "Debian is funny, safe and stable. Also for your desktop."
> >  http://facepwn.com/posters/debian.jpg
> > 2010/11/16 Alan BRASLAU <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> >> I do not wish to discourage any of the artists,
> >> but upon updating my (unstable) Debian system today,
> >> I was dismayed to see such a frivolous theme appear.
> >> I immediately disabled the theme, returning my systems
> >> to a more serious look.
> >> I guess that I must be quite boring, indeed.
> >> But you should all think about the image that this gives to Debian
> >> as a serious system for real work and not some sort of toy.
> >> Alan
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