[Design-team] Sparks hackergotchi ready - a proposal

Pierros Papadeas ppapadeas at gmail.com
Sat May 1 16:35:22 UTC 2010

On Sat, May 1, 2010 at 5:49 PM, Nicu Buculei <nicu_fedora at nicubunu.ro> wrote:
> Pierros Papadeas wrote:
>> Hi all and Sparks!
>> Making sparks' hackergotchi [1] made me think on the current standard
>> within planet fedora on hackegotchis..
> That's a nice one and I like a lot his informal look. However, I would
> have tried to slightly adjust the color curves, just a bit.

Yeap color curves could make the difference :) I 'll keep it in mind next time.

>> The current suggestion is 80x80 pixels png pic. But many times this
>> results to not nice pictures and sharpening them does not help a lot.
> Where is the recommendation? All those years I made the hckergotchis at
> 96x96 :p

Anyways that must be an old one :P

>> Considering that most people nowadays use big resolutions on their
>> screens I am proposing to change that 80x80 to 100x100 or even better
>> on 120x120
> Agreed, 80x80 is too small. IIRC, I tried 128x128 a while ago and found it
> a bit too big.
>> As a matter of fact I made one such pic [2] (enhancing also the fedora
>> logo :) ). If this change is made then we could probably use the new
>> hackergotchis in our wiki user pages as a global policy and in the
>> upcoming community portal :)
> Definitely, the bigger one is better.

OK if we are ok on that I shall change the recommendation to 100x100 ~
120x120 :)

Thanks Nicu for the feedback!


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