There is still Fedora 17 artwork which violates alpha criterion: "The default Fedora artwork must either refer to the current Fedora release under development (Fedora 18), or reference an interim release milestone (e.g. Alpha or Beta). If a release version number is used, it must match the current Fedora release under development. This includes artwork used in the installer, graphical bootloader menu, firstboot, graphical boot, graphical login and desktop background." and therefore I am proposing this as an Alpha blocker.
Note: GNOME desktop cannot be installed at this point, but KDE, XFCE and LXDE contain Fedora 17 artwork. Sugar seems to have Fedora 18 wallpaper though.
(In reply to comment #1)
> Note: GNOME desktop cannot be installed at this point, but KDE, XFCE and
> LXDE contain Fedora 17 artwork. Sugar seems to have Fedora 18 wallpaper
Martin Briza is working on Spherical Cow KDE theme.
Xfce and LXDE are not release blocking desktops, so they don't matter. KDE is, though. We need KDE and GNOME art to be F18 or generic, not refer to F17. Martin, it would help to have a more precise list of problematic images you've identified. thanks!
Regarding KDE, those are KDM theme and wallpaper, which are subject of 849998. For GNOME, we'll have to wait until it's installable.
GRUB Boot Menu has also what appears to be Fedora 17 theme.
Discussed at 2012-08-22 blocker review meeting. We agreed this isn't a clear blocker as things stand: there's a separate bug for the KDE artwork, so the only clearly identified 'offender' here is the grub background. It is the one from F17, but it does not identify a specific release at all, it's really just a generic image. The intent of the criterion in question is to avoid the possibility of confusion for users, and it's not clear that this image really has any potential to confuse anyone as to what release they're running.
We agreed to leave the status of this bug open for a week so we can discuss with the artwork/design team whether grub backgrounds should match the release theme, possibly rework the criterion to match its intent better, and check other bits of artwork like the GNOME background.
Discussed at 2012-08-27 QA meeting, functioning as a blocker review meeting. Needed information has not yet been obtained per comment #6.
Just FYI, the package that should set the defaut backgrounds (for GNOME, XFCE, LXDE, LXDM, LightDM, etc.; NOT KDE, KDM and boot loaders) is currently pending in bodhi.
Somehow, I hadn't managed to update it before Alpha freeze started...
Discussed at 2012-08-29 blocker review meeting. I had proposed some revisions to the artwork criteria on test@, in response to the previous discussion of this bug, where we felt the criteria may be incorrect. The revisions look to be generally approved of by the group, so for the purposes of the meeting we took them to be in force: under the revised criteria, this bug does not constitute a blocker, so rejectedblocker.
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