[Echo] Updated echo-add-icon Script + Usage Screencast

Mark markg85 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 28 15:44:49 UTC 2008

2008/8/27 Martin Sourada <martin.sourada at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> I've just finished the echo-add-icon script mentioned yesterday [1]. It
> currently does all I wanted it to do, i.e.:
>        * generate all necessary PNGs and SVGs and put them into git
>        repo
>        * makes new commit with user given message
>        * suggests user what he should do next (this might be improved
>        to contain links to tutorials once they are finished)
> It works with one canvas workflow source Inkscape SVG in a special
> format, as outlined in a screecast I quickly made [2]. It also greatly
> simplifies life for Echo artist, since all they need is to make the
> Source SVG, run the script on it, select which branches they'd like to
> push it to and write commit message(s) - i.e. it automates most of the
> process. I didn't add git push origin to the script since I feel that it
> should not be done automatically, also branch specific changes (adding
> symlinks, adding it to buildsystem) are not done, since they are not so
> easy to make, so there is still room for future improvement.
> In the above mentioned screencast I outlined how the source SVG looks
> like and what is the usage of the echo-add-icon script.
> I appreciate any comments/help on the script [attached] and screencast.
> Thanks,
> Martin
> PS: I am beginning to like Ruby programming language, I wonder if I
> should learn it properly :-D
> References:
> [1]
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-art-list/2008-August/msg00327.html
> [2] http://mso.fedorapeople.org/screencasts/echo-add-icon-screencast.ogg
> (In the time of sending this mail the upload was still not complete, so
> wait a little before fetching it, the complete file has about 4.5 MB,
> but ssh upload via nautilus is dreadfully slow)
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Hi Martin,

Just wondering... why did you make this script in ruby and not in bash?
Seems to me that all needed things are possible in bash for this script.

Just curious about that.
Nice screencast btw.

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