[Sugar-devel] Features: Background image in Home View

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Mon Mar 25 13:06:00 EDT 2013

On Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 11:48 AM, Manuel Quiñones <manuq at laptop.org> wrote:
> My first impression is that this feature can potentially hurt the
> clean design of Sugar at some points:
> - the icons color semantic
> - high contrast, accesibility

Agreed. IMHO it can be improved by applying a "washout" -- mix the
image with a white image at 50% alpha.

> I would like to know more about why is this a long requested feature,

Identity is a strong human urge. Kids put stickers on them, adults buy
cars of different colors :-)

> - Adding it only in the home view kills the ilussion of having three
> zoom views.  The background should be displayed in all three, I think.


> - Why it needs a restart?


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