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From Rob Weir <>
Subject Re: old colored vs new monochrome icons
Date Thu, 15 Dec 2011 23:30:49 GMT
On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 4:44 PM, drew <> wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-12-15 at 11:54 -0800, Pedro Giffuni wrote:
>> --- Gio 15/12/11, Marcus (OOo) ha scritto:
>> >
>> > However, I still don't see a reason to delete the b/w
>> > icons. Nothing has to be done. The bitmaps are there,
>> > they get into builds, when we have
>> > these icons colored then they become the default and the
>> > b/w can be chosen manually.
>> >
>> Nothing dies in SVN :).
>> One reason to bring in the old icons would be indeed
>> to have them in subversion and not have to go looking
>> for them somewhere else so unless someone implements
>> a switch they could go in where they were before
>> they were removed.
>> My idea, though, is first to attempt to color the new
>> icons:
>> Writer  --> keeps the blue tag
>> Calc    --> green
>> Impress --> orange
>> Base    --> red
>> I haven't yet found a graphic package that I find really
>> comfortable with so this will have to wait a bit more.
> Just a heads up - I've started coloring the current monochrome set also,
> I;m taking a very minimalist approach - sometime over the weekend I'll
> put up, on the wiki, what I have..
> What i don't have are svg files for the different icons (are those in
> the SVN tree now?), rather I'm working off the set of ODF icons found on
> the ODF Toolkit site, which is a full set of png, ics and ico images for
> the document mimetypes.

Do you have a URL for that?  Was this the old or the new website?
We'll be taking down the old website eventually, so I want to make
sure we've preserved anything we might need.

> There really is two simple ways that I see
> - one just change the ODF box
> - leave the ODF box blue, add a touch of color per module in the icon
> body. (this one gets a bit, maybe, too minimalist in the 16x16
> world...will see)
> For the moment I've started work on the 48x48 px images, going
> vertically trough the set of mimetypes, that I thought would be a good
> review point for this.
> Best wishes,
> //drew

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