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Bug 451403 - waves-*-2-evening.png have block artifacts along top border of images
Summary: waves-*-2-evening.png have block artifacts along top border of images
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: desktop-backgrounds
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Zeuthen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-06-14 04:44 UTC by Naveed Hasan
Modified: 2013-03-06 03:56 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 17:51:25 UTC

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Description Naveed Hasan 2008-06-14 04:44:22 UTC
I'm pretty sure it's not just me going crazy, but
/usr/share/backgrounds/waves/waves-wide-2-evening.png has block artifacts along
the top border of the image. It's somewhat jarring when scaled down to 1680x1050.

To see what I mean, use gimp to open waves-wide-2-evening.png, zoom in to the
maximum 800% and scroll vertically all the way to the top. Now scroll around
horizontally and notice the block artifacts. This part of the image is not
intentional right?

These blocks are present in all waves-*-2-evening.png images and in none of the
other time of day images. The artifacts do not scale nicely, are distracting and
detract from the overall beauty of the background.

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2009-06-10 01:36:25 UTC
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Comment 2 petrosyan 2009-06-10 08:40:46 UTC
waves-*-2-evening.png files are no longer used in Fedora 10 and Fedora 11

Comment 3 Naveed Hasan 2009-06-10 18:50:19 UTC
Any chance of getting a package like fedorainfinity-backgrounds for the Waves theme? Actually, it'd be nice to have keep the artwork for all releases around as an optional package for future releases, no?

Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 17:51:25 UTC
Fedora 9 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-07-10. Fedora 9 is 
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