dylanmccall at gmail.com
Wed Aug 22 18:11:10 CEST 2007
Sorry, I feel I should elaborate, since the background already is usually
light in the main content. There is already a lot of red, and blue just
looks less important than red, so the colour we could use to indicate things
of particular importance is already in use.
On 8/22/07, Dylan McCall <dylanmccall at gmail.com> wrote:
> Have to kind of agree with Amy about the colour scheme. I am not much of
> an art person, but I am pondering a theme that rhymes with Ubuntu's Human
> theme, with a more natural, (human) look to the applications. I am one of
> what seems a few who has always liked the idea behind that theme :b
> What I have pondered out (in way too many different mediums) is a bit
> lighter than that Human theme, but I think it is helpful to have
> applications behave more like people than just machines. I am not talking
> about avatars that are pictures of smiling people! For example, people make
> suggestions and know what they are doing, while machines just do things,
> assuming the user knows everything. For a friendly interface, I think the
> human behaviour can be really beneficial and unique, as opposed to the
> appliance behaviour of most systems. The theme is the first place to start!
> The other thing I consider a bit problematic with the black and orange is
> that it is difficult (nay, impossible!) to get a more extreme colour for
> particularly important buttons and messages. For example, with a lighter
> background, Red would be a lot prominent.
> -Dylan McCall
> On 8/22/07, Amy Stephen <amystephen at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Thanks so much for sharing these pictures. I include one, and a link, on
> > OpenSourceCommunity.org
> > I watch this project very closely. It has great potential to keep choice
> > available to people - even just for selecting a services provider.
> > But, IMO, the color scheme is wrong! I know lots of amazing technical
> > hurdles are being cleared and political ones, as well. But, that color
> > scheme is going to hold this thing back. It should be snazzy and bright and
> > colorful and full of ENERGY! Not orange and black like Halloween. The added
> > gray does not help, either!
> > All the best to you all as you work together on this extremely important
> > effort!
> > Amy :)
> > On 8/22/07, Franco Austin < franco at bikeza.co.za> wrote:
> > >
> > > http://scap.linuxtogo.org/index.php?page=1
> > >
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