When we approved Echo as the default icon theme for F10, I was under the
assumption that this was already more or less known as a feature to the
Desktop group, and they were OK with the coverage provided and the
experience given. Is that the case?
Looking at the desktop now (beta), I see:
- at least three different icon perspectives in the stock menus
(echo, 'stock', bluecurve)
- nearly all 'upstream' gnome apps using non-echo style icons
- an immediate disconnect between the perspective of the stock
icons and the perspective of the main menu logo
It also appears to me that the Echo icons scale to menu size I'm
using (24) much worse than the prior icons.
Are we planning to address these issues, either by increasing the
Echo icon coverage, or changing various apps to point to system
icons provided by Echo?
On Tue, 2008-09-23 at 18:47 -0400, Máirín Duffy wrote:
> I had thought Matthias volunteered to serve as the Desktop team
> representative. He had outlined a plan here which is what the Echo folks
> have been following:
I'm the last desktop team member on fedora-art-list, but I'm not a
representative, and I have no way to reconcile the wildly varying
opinions inside the desktop team when it comes to style and quality of
the default icon theme.
On Sun, 2008-09-07 at 14:49 +0200, Martin Sourada wrote:
> I've put together first version of a list of icons that need to be done
> to fill the gaps in icon naming specs and I'm going to look into Desktop
> Live Spin to see which of them are actually displayed there. I attach
> the list and will transfer it gradually to wiki together with the check
> of what is *really* needed.
> Of course, this list contains only icons from specs, but if you feel
> there are other icons we need finished for F10 let us know and we'll
> expand the list if needed.
OK, checked on F9 Desktop Live and transferred to wiki .
In numbers, we need to create about 28 new icons and will probably need
to rework another 16 icons which totals up to 44 icons (these numbers
are correct, unless I missed some important icon or did some
Note: the action icons might not be that important to create since we
use similar projection to gnome-icon-theme to which we fall-back.
CC-ing fedora-desktop-list since they might be interested in checking
the list if it is complete.
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I have updated the feature session for Echo in order to get reviewed by
I am also sent a copy to desktop list. Feedback is welcome