On 12/23/2010 06:32 AM, Kirk Bridger wrote:
Fab's comment below seems to be a recurring feeling in this thread that
I want to better understand.
Let me intervene here, as I am one of the older people around.
How does using a wallpaper that was not a product of solely this
 result in fear for the future of this team?
I understand that the wallpaper is a large part of the visual identity
of a Fedora release. I don't understand the idea that the team's very
existence is somehow threatened if each and every release's wallpaper
isn't custom made. Perhaps it is a part of the team history that I'm
I may sound dramatic, but during its existence the Design Team was over
the time assaulted by the Red Hat Desktop Team by using its control of
the default (GNOME Live CD) spin, for example they blocked the icon
project developed by our team (Echo, which was "good" while led by one
people from RHDT), they removed the Nodoka theme for a plain upstream
default (despite opposition from other sub-projects using it for other
spins), they forced a new notification theme on everybody without asking
and so on.
Is also not the first time when they propose changing the wallpaper with
something external. Some people here don't buy the "is a one time only
thing" and expect to hear later "see how well it worked? let's do it
It sounds like if the team doesn't create a wallpaper then it
provide value to Fedora?
This is the very first item our team created (that brought us together)
and the most visible of our products.
nicu :: http://nicubunu.ro