Voting considered harmful (Was: Re: Echo Icon Theme in F10?)

seth vidal skvidal at
Tue Oct 14 16:34:33 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-10-14 at 09:08 -0700, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-10-14 at 10:43 +0200, David Nielsen wrote:
> > Bluecurve failed to define naming standards, failed to get upstream adption.
> > Looking at the project that for icons actually made this happen, Tango we
> > now have the required standards, many upstreams such as gimp have adopted
> > it. I would say Bluecurve was a failure primarily for technical reasons, it
> > tried to create a solution without getting buyin. As an art project
> > Bluecurve actually did quite well in moving the desktop ahead at the time,
> > and without it we wouldn't have the standards today that we do, they rose
> > from it's ashes.
> Fair enough.  So why isn't Fedora Artwork's efforts being focused in
> improving/fixing what they think is "wrong" with tango?

maybe b/c touching up art is harder than patching code?


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