Action Required: Shipping larger application icons in Fedora 22

Jaroslav Reznik jreznik at redhat.com
Fri Oct 10 14:34:50 UTC 2014


----- Original Message -----
> In Fedora 21 we show any valid application in the software center with
> an application icon of 32x32 or larger. Currently a 32x32 icon has to
> be padded with 16 pixels of whitespace on all 4 edges, and *also* has
> to be scaled x2 to match other UI elements on HiDPI screens. This
> looks fuzzy, out of alignment and lowers the quality of an otherwise
> beautiful installing experience.
> 
> For Fedora 22 we are planning to increase the minimum icon size to
> 48x48, with recommended installed sizes of 24x24, 48x48, 64x64,
> 256x256 (or SVG). Modern desktop applications typically ship multiple
> sizes of icons in known locations, and it's very much the minority of
> packages in Fedora that only ship such small icons.
>
> jreznik             kmousetool (kmousetool.desktop)

Upstream bug https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=339844

This icon really deserves more love by upstream.

Thanks for reminder
Jaroslav


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