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From J├╝rgen Schmidt <jogischm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: old colored vs new monochrome icons
Date Thu, 22 Dec 2011 10:25:07 GMT
Am Donnerstag, 22. Dezember 2011 schrieb Ariel Constenla-Haile <
arielch@apache.org>:
> Hi Drew, all,
>
> On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 09:01:00PM -0500, drew wrote:
>> Howdy folks,
>>
>> A little late - but, I did manage to put a few hours into adding color
>> to the ODF icons found on the odftoolkit site[1].
>>
>> To be honest at the moment I am not satisfied with these, though I
>> wanted to put a teaser up for the moment:
>> http://lo-portal.us/aoo/example-icons.png
>>
>> I will find another hour or two tonight and put the actual files I'm
>> working on to the wiki.
>>
>> However, I have to say that after doing a little of this and looking at
>> the other options the option of roling the file icons back to the 3.0
>> set of files is making more sense.
>
> I think you are right. Changing only this icons will not be enough, the
> old SO icons and the MSO icons have to be changed too.
> Besides, adding color to the new icons does not solve the problem in the
> file pickers (icons are too small, and adding color won't help to
> distinguish file types).
>
> So I'd propose to revert the icons to the old colored ones.
> It's basically reverting
> http://hg.services.openoffice.org/OOO340/rev/b2b4215e6f9b
>
> In http://people.apache.org/~arielch/images/old-color-icons/
> you can find a patch, and a tar with the old and monochrome icons.
> There will be some work to do, because some icons are missing, and the
> patch did not change the templates/extensions icons in the start center,
> for example; so a little research is needed (and testing, of course).
>
>
> If none objects, we can commit these in 48 hours, and start fixing this
> (instead of reinventing the wheel and creating new ones, or painting the
> current icons).
>

+1

Juergen

>
> Regards
> --
> Ariel Constenla-Haile
> La Plata, Argentina
>

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