new icons?

Valent Turkovic valent.turkovic at
Fri Mar 14 07:46:05 UTC 2008

2008/3/13 Michael Beckwith <michael.d.beckwith at>:
>  Valent Turkovic wrote:
>  On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 2:19 PM, Máirín Duffy <duffy at>
> wrote:
>  Valent Turkovic wrote:
>  > On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 4:32 PM, Nicu Buculei <nicu_fedora at>
> wrote:
>  >> Valent Turkovic wrote:
>  >> >
>  >> >
>  >> > 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").

That is all the info I needed, thank you Michael. So is there a chance
that echo icons get done in time for F9?
Ah, if they cricitize tell them to put up or shutup :) (ironic comment) :)


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