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Artwork and X,org 7.1 debate

I almost complete the set of emotes and plan to work on weather icons. Making a cloud through application like Inkscape is challengin than expected. Some of them will be derived from Tango icons. Check out the new Echo emote artwork. The devil-grin emote is scarier than before. I am almost the artwork may not be ready for Fedora Core 6 Final Release as I expected but these new icons will certainly see the day on Fedora Core 7.

There is an interesting topic on LWN related with Fedora Board to not bring X.org 7.1 to Fedora Core 5 yet. With the recent release of Nvidia driver, one of the problem is solved.

I intend to upgrade from the current Fedora Core 5 to Fedora Core 6 Test 2. I consider triple booting the system but GRUB won't ajust to the current Fedora system forcing me to manually update it.

Comments

Anonymous said…
Two emoticons are missing, actually the same emoticons which are missing at the Tango page:
:-p
:-/

Are they not so wide spread among art developers? I've seen them on almost all Emoticon-Sets I've checked, and the first one is on every emoticon set I've checked - even the Tango-Project spec documentation mentions it - but not the fedora core set, and not the real specs of the Tango Project.
Why?

And yes, bug reports are filled in the Tango bugzilla, the :-p will be included when someone has time :)
Well, the :-p is tricky to name because it has different means. One would think about joking emotes while other thinks about insult. Can anyone find a good name for that like face-*?
The :-/ is under way and will be uploaded shortly.
Anonymous said…
Awesome that you already implement the :-/ - which name are you taking for that? I wasn't able to come up with a good one in the tango-bugzilla:
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5940

However, since you are still searching for a :-p name, you should probably mention this in the appropriate bug entry at the Tango page - probably you can find a good name together:
https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5931

I would propose face-tongue though, since it says what it is (a face and a tongue) and avoids misunderstandings.
face-tongue makes sense for :-p. The emote was ready but just needed to get a decent name. In short time, it will be uploaded. As for :-/, the name is face-uneasy.

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