Cataloguing & Converting Bluecurve Icons

Andreas Nilsson nisses.mail at home.se
Mon May 22 22:24:44 UTC 2006


Steven Garrity wrote:
> Andreas Nilsson brought up something like option #2 on the list a 
> while back [1]. He included a screenshot mockup: 
> http://ramnet.se/~nisse/blog/images/foxtrot.png
That could be totally improved though, I just recolored some icons from 
tango-icon-theme (just to test some stuff out). The computer wouldn't 
have to be that model, the folder wouldn't need to have that perspective 
and the trash could look a bit different.
- Andreas
>
> Máirín Duffy wrote:
>> Hi Everybody,
>>
>> So with Diana's help, I've put everything we've got as far as 
>> Bluecurve icons up on my website:
>>
>> http://people.redhat.com/duffy/icons/
>>
>> The only ones not included here are the ones I've created or modified 
>> which I've put up in the fedoraproject.org wiki:
>>
>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Artwork/BluecurveLibrary
>>
>> I think there is a real need to catalog these, in an 
>> Inkscape-compatible SVG format, and make it easy for anybody to
>>
>> (1) grab the artwork they need
>> (2) contribute changes / tweaks / improvements
>> (3) contribute new icons
>>
>> As I create new icons, I'll be putting them in the wiki, but... I 
>> don't think that is especially scaleable, considering the number of 
>> icons we have. Does anybody have any ideas as far as how we can 
>> catalog these images nicely? Are there any FOSS photo gallery apps 
>> that maybe have revision control built-in?
>>
>> My first thought is to simply set up a svn or cvs repo with a nice 
>> web frontend for people to browse & grab the icons... but I'm afraid 
>> setting up svn/cvs and learning all that crap will be a big barrier 
>> to entry for new artists. Maybe there is a web frontend for a 
>> revision control system that lets you upload new revisions from your 
>> browser?
>>
>> Any ideas greatly appreciated :)
>>
>> ~m
>>
>




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