GDM themes/face browser

Andreas Nilsson nisses.mail at
Fri Jan 12 16:09:22 UTC 2007

Máirín Duffy wrote:
> Nicu Buculei wrote:
>> Máirín Duffy wrote:
>>> 'Standard image size: 48×48 or 64×64 – currently undecided'
>>> Maybe it should be the same size as some of the avatars or buddy 
>>> icons that are already in wide use today? E.g. livejournal avatars 
>>> are 100x100 and aim buddy icons are 50x50. There's already a lot of 
>>> these icons that are easily available for users to add in for 
>>> themselves.
>> I think this pretty much depend on how we want the GDM screen to 
>> look. And for our large screens I think 50x50 is to low. Depending on 
>> the layout, even 100x100 may be low.
>> I *think* the largest size for a buddy icon in Gaim is 96x96 (gaim 
>> 2.0, conversation window).
> Yeh, I'm just thinking about all those sites like that 
> have tons and tons of the 50x50 icons for people to use - even 
> sometimes places release official buddy icons for their movies, TV 
> series, or music albums (snakes on a plane and battlestar galactica 
> official buddy icons are a couple examples)
> If the technical max is 128x128 maybe 100x100 is a good size because 
> there are also a ton of icons available at that size already (See 
> I guess my point is rather than trying to set a new standard, maybe go 
> with one that's already out there and gives folks a LOT more choices.
> ~m
Heh, I totally missed both those. Guess I'm getting old or something. ;)
I'm all for 100x100.
- Andreas

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