FC7 Theme Round 1 is over, let's start round 2!

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Fri Dec 8 15:14:11 UTC 2006

Máirín Duffy wrote:
> Nicu Buculei wrote:
>> Máirín Duffy wrote:
>>> Well, I think there are some working on Echo. I'm not really involved 
>>> in that, though. I think I've mentioned before I like some of Andy 
>>> Fitzsimon's ideas around using Tango as an upstream and applying 
>>> styles to it [1].
>> Sorry for being so blunt: Andy's idea look very cool on paper, but do 
>> you have realistic expectation of it being implemented in due time 
>> even for FC 8?
> It depends. It would necessitate us getting involved with Tango and 
> treating them as an upstream. What really needs to happen:
> (1) Small modifications to Inkscape's UI to make it easier to label 
> layers/shapes/outlines with metadata we can use in the Fedora stylesheet.
> (2) Working with Andy & the Tango folks, coming up with a naming spec 
> for the various icon elements so that we know how to label them and so 
> that new icons creating in Tango will be labeled properly.
> (3) Development of a stylesheet to apply Fedora-style changes to Tango.
> (4) (This is the gruntwork/manual labor part that will take a while) - 
> Going through the existing Tango icons and labeling them properly, doing 
> any cleanup work necessary.

Well, if we are going this route, just replace the prominent dozen icons 
in Tango themes with a Fedora look and feel and we get something 
available for release within a week at max. Later do what Andy wants to do.


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