Default Wallpaper

Adriaan de Groot adridg at
Mon Jun 14 23:35:58 BST 2004

On Tuesday 15 June 2004 00:33, Arend van Beelen jr. wrote:
> On Tuesday 15 June 2004 00:00, Henrique Pinto wrote:
> > When KDE 3.2 was about to be released, there was a discussion about
> > changing the default wallpaper to blue-bend. As there was no consensus at
> > that time, it wasn't changed. What about changing it in 3.3?
> Why? Just recently I noticed how a default KDE looked like (I was only used
> to the default from SUSE), but I thought it looked pretty slick. It
> actually looks modern and challenging now. Much better than that soft blue
> which everyone appears to have nowadays, IMHO.

There was the usability discussion which suggested that the default wallpapers 
should indicate which desktop they are stuck to, so that users who 
inadvertently click on the desktop pager know what has happened.

   "On top of that [watching KDE CVS] is interesting in a perverse 
    way, like watching sausage get made. By very smart people." - dkite

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