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Fri Mar 14 09:35:10 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?
> 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.
These menu icons are about 1 to 1,5 years old (so quite new actually),
the latest addition to the set itself was about 5 weeks ago. You can see
the details here: http://svn.gnome.org/viewvc/gnome-icon-theme/trunk/
Fixes for them are more than welcome, just file bugs in bugzilla with
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