[ARTWORK] icon: "My Computer"

egore egore at gmx.de
Sat Mar 12 17:58:49 CST 2005

Am Samstag, den 12.03.2005, 16:34 -0700 schrieb Brian Vincent:
> On Sun, 13 Mar 2005 00:08:04 +0100, egore <egore at gmx.de> wrote:
> > Am Samstag, den 12.03.2005, 23:02 +0100 schrieb egore:
> > > Hi list,
> > >
> > > I drew a simple icon that COULD be used as a replacement for the current
> > > one. I don't know if anyone of you likes it, so please tell me what you
> > > think. Tell me if you like it, if you hate if, what could be done
> > > better, etc.
> > >
> > > The icon can be found in different sizes (and in a scalable format) at
> > > http://www.egore911.de/vype/wine/
> I really like the 128x128 and 64x64.  I think they're great.  The
> 32x32 version is hard to distinguish.  I think the only reason is
> because the outline of the computer needs to be in black and maybe the
> monitor a little smaller.  Also, I think we need a 16x16 version more
> than a 128x128, so it needs to scale small.
You're right. I added it in 16x16 to the website. The problem is that
the icon is not recognizable at that size. I will check how to tweak
them to scale them down (and both ideas you pointed out sound good to

> Ultimately what needs to happen to use them is to insert them as a
> resource and use the Wine Resource Compiler on them.  I think we have
> a bunch of tools that do this, but I'm not sure.  If you read the
> Developers Guide it will explain this process.  However - don't feel
> like you need to go that far if you're not comfortable with it.
I think integration of the icons is a bit early. I think some more
wine-devel readers (Alexandre for example) should say if they like them
or not and what can be done better. As soon as we can agree on an icon,
I will look at the guide and try to use the "bunch of tools".

>  At
> this point we really need some good artists to clean some of our ugly
> crud up.
I will see what I can do :D

>  For instance, the new winecfg tool has a decent logo on the
> "About" tab.  However it could be a lot nicer - drop shadow inserted
> or something.
I think the logo is much better than the icons from the picker. But I
will look at it later.

> Good work!
Thanks :D


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