Icons, logos, Tango, consistency, the user experience, and our project looks like a 2D champaign flute

King InuYasha ngompa13 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 18 05:49:45 CDT 2009

On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 9:24 PM, Scott Ritchie <scott at open-vote.org> wrote:

> Scott Ritchie wrote:
>> Meanwhile, I'll try drumming up some artists to see if I can get a few
>> different Tango-compliant icons for us to chose from.
> Apparently my work has already been done!  There are some beautiful icons
> originally made for Ubuntu Studio that have give me everything I asked
> (tango-compliance and not looking too fat).
> Ubuntu users can install the ubuntustudio-icon-theme package and look
> inside /usr/share/icons/UbuntuStudio/scalable/apps for the icons.  There are
> 5 of them: wine.svg, wine-notepad.svg, wine-winecfg.svg,
> wine-uninstaller.svg, and wine-winefile.svg
> If you're not on Ubuntu you can download the package and open it up like it
> were a tar file: http://packages.ubuntu.com/jaunty/ubuntustudio-icon-theme
> I've mirrored the icons here:
> http://yokozar.org/blog/content/icons/wine.svg
> http://yokozar.org/blog/content/icons/wine-notepad.svg
> http://yokozar.org/blog/content/icons/wine-winecfg.svg
> http://yokozar.org/blog/content/icons/wine-winefile.svg
> http://yokozar.org/blog/content/icons/wine-uninstaller.svg
> Any comment on these?
> Thanks,
> Scott Ritchie
I may be being a bit too picky here, but shouldn't the Winefile icon use an
icon similar to the Windows File Manager? Like the cabinet icon used for
Nautilus? Also, perhaps Wine apps should automatically get the Wine icon
emblem set to them when they are installed and icons converted into Linux
.desktop launchers.
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