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Re: Debian squeeze theme: dead in the water?

On mar., 2010-10-12 at 01:12 +0100, Jon Dowland wrote:
> When testing d-i images for squeeze, I noticed that the look and feel of
> grub, gnome etc. are the debblue theme that first came in (iirc) Etch.

You don't recall correctly. Etch had MoreBlue theme (see
http://www.debianart.org/cchost/?ccm=/media/files/si0ux/334 for a
slightly updated version). Lenny has MoreBlue Orbit, see
http://wiki.debian.org/DebianDesktopArtworkLenny. None have a DebBlue
> Looking at http://wiki.debian.org/DebianArt , it would appear there was
> some effort to come up with a novel look-and-feel for Squeeze. But that
> effort seems to have died pre-freeze. Am I right?

No. See http://wiki.debian.org/DebianDesktopArtworkSqueeze and
> Is there any hope that squeeze will have a unique, new, fresh look-and-feel
> for the core graphical components (grub, the display managers, the two or
> three big desktops, etc.)? CCing release, as I suppose any such effort would
> need sign-off by the RMs.

See above.


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