[CentOS-devel] CentOS art

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Tue Dec 13 12:34:51 UTC 2005


On Tue, 2005-12-13 at 05:58 -0600, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-12-12 at 20:37 -0700, Sherman Boyd wrote:
> > Here is a template:
> > 
> > http://www.mitosys.com/images/Centos-Install-Graphics.png
> > 
> > and here is a mock up of how it would look during install:
> > 
> > http://www.mitosys.com/images/centos-install-mock-up.png
> > 
> > As you can see in the mockup, the text is crammed pretty tight at 12pt
> > sans.  Bold is more readable, but takes up more room.  I suggest black
> > for the title, charcoal for the main text and blue for the url.
> > 
> 
> OK ... that looks pretty good.  Let's go with it. (Thanks for taking the
> time :)
> 
> > I'd also suggest making as many graphics as possible non version
> > specific.  That way we don't have to edit 10 of these each release.  I
> > don't really think it's worth investing the time, as you only see
> > these splash screens once.  It's better to make them generic and
> > professional looking.
> 
> Agreed ... none of the them will have CentOS-4.2 or CentOS-3.6, etc.
> 
> Only 3 of the ones so far have any version info, and that is the docs,
> centosplus, and the welcome screen ... they mention CentOS 4 ... which
> should be OK throughout the lifetime of CentOS-4.x (till 2012).  The
> other 4 are totally generic and could be used by any centos project.
> 
> I am going to do some text for a couple more slides, one for CentOS 4
> CS/GFS.  Then I will modify the text a little for the 4 CentOS-4
> specific ones (as new pix) for CentOS-3.
> 
> After these are finished, we should not need to make any mods to any of
> them between releases.
> 

OK, I did some text for a couple more pix here ... and that should be
enough to do us for a while :)

http://centos.hughesjr.com/build/pixmaps/new_centos_pixmaps2.txt

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