[haiku] Re: Wallpaper design contest

  • From: Patrik Gissberg <patrik@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2011 22:02:34 +0200

Axel Dörfler:
> I would only include the winning entry (if we can all agree on that, as
> that's a decision that needs to be made by the project) with Haiku, and
> made the other nice ones part of a wallpaper package that you can
> install if you want.


> User friendliness isn't really affected if there is just one wallpaper
> that Haiku boots with.

That functionality doesn't exist, so I can't count on it.

> But IMO that's exactly where things fall apart; with a rule like this
> you limit the options for good looking wallpapers considerably.

We simply don't agree here. ;-)

Charlie Clark:
> Be that as it may - one size simply doesn't fit all and there are
> some wonderful bitmaps that would be silly (extremely complicated)
> as vectors and vice-versa.

If we state in the rules that the wallpaper _must_ look good in
different aspect ratios, then the designers must adapt their design
thereafter. Nothing complicated about that.


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