[Design-team] FYI: Moblin spin has been replaced by the MeeGo spin

Jakub Steiner jsteiner at redhat.com
Mon Jul 12 12:07:23 UTC 2010

On Sun, 2010-07-11 at 12:43 -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> I think the Meego spin will be similar to the Moblin spin but their could
> be some other notable differences besides the name change.


There's one key change wrt artwork in Meego as opposed to Moblin -- the
icon theme is no longer available under the CCBYSA3. Sadly I cannot
elaborate on that decision. I propose using the theme I initially made
for openSUSE Moblin as a base for our packages.

http://repo.or.cz/w/moblin-icon-theme.git/tree/one-size (one-size
branch, CCBYSA3)

Apart from having a slightly better coverage for the launchers, it also
uses a template that makes the launchers look closer to the Tango styled
icons*. This way unthemed apps don't look _completely_ out of place,
only a little ;)

The gtk theme/engine is still LGPL. There's no issue with the license of
the cursor theme, but I think we would be better off with 
http://repo.or.cz/w/moblin-cursor-theme.git (derived from my DMZ theme).
It's not drastically different, but the cursors come in multiple sizes
and the default pointer shape is more refined (in my, rather biased,


* http://www.flickr.com/photos/jakubsteiner/3898173240/
Jakub Steiner <jsteiner at redhat.com>

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