new icons?

Michael Beckwith michael.d.beckwith at gmail.com
Thu Mar 13 15:19:28 UTC 2008


Valent Turkovic wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 2:19 PM, Máirín Duffy <duffy at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
>   
>> Valent Turkovic wrote:
>>  > On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 4:32 PM, Nicu Buculei <nicu_fedora at nicubunu.ro> wrote:
>>  >> Valent Turkovic wrote:
>>  >>  > http://www.uploadgeek.com/uploads456/0/old_icons.png
>>  >>  >
>>  >>  > Hi,
>>  >>  > I'm looking at gnome menu icons in current rawhide and they look
>>  >>  > really out of place. If I remember correctly is was agreed upon that
>>  >>  > there will be an update of this icons with some other. Please correct
>>  >>  > me if I'm wrong.
>>  >>
>>  >>  The icons in your screenshot look exactly the same as the icons in F8.
>>  >
>>  > I know that, but they look "old" compared to the rest of the artwork.
>>  > Are you looking to update them?
>>
>>  What?
>>
>>  ~m
>>     
>
> If you open gnome menu to me icons look like from some old linux
> desktop, they don't look as polished as other visual elements of
> fedora desktop. I don't understand what you don't understand here.
> I'm not an artists but I can give you my honest opnion that they look
> misplaced and "old" compared to any other icon. If you look at firefox
> or evolution icons they look much better on fedora desktop that icons
> for "Accesories", "Education", "Games". Games icon looks really retro,
> and it that was the intent of the artwork then I wouldn't say
> anything, but I guess it is not.
>
> How long are these icons being used? When was the last update of them?
> Which year? Which fedora release?
>
> English is not my primary language so there statements may look a bit
> to direct and harsh but this is not my intention and all I would like
> to start is some constructive discussion.
>
> Cheers,
> Valent.
>
>   
Which is all why we have people working on a new set (Echo) but they're 
busy with their own lives half the time and development is slow and at 
times heavily criticized(they're "not tango").

-- 
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