Re: [hatari-devel] Fwd: [hatari:bugs] #15 hatari-ui icon is too small to be used in the software center

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----- Nicolas Pomarède <npomarede@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi
> I received this bug report from sourceforge, it seems Hatari UI icon is 
> too small. Eero or anyone else, can we provide a larger one ?
> Additionaly, I wonder if there's a way to block/prevent bug reports on 
> sourceforge and have people use tuxfamily now ? It's sad some people 
> still use SF, while we switched from it years ago.
> Nicolas
> -------- Message original --------
> Sujet: 	[hatari:bugs] #15 hatari-ui icon is too small to be used in the
> software center
> Date : 	Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:29:44 +0000
> De : 	Andrea Musuruane <musuruan@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Répondre à : 	Ticket 15 <15@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Pour : 	Ticket 15 <15@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> *[bugs:#15] <> hatari-ui icon
> is too small to be used in the software center*
> *Status:* open
> *Group:* v1.0_(example)
> *Created:* Mon Oct 27, 2014 11:29 AM UTC by Andrea Musuruane
> *Last Updated:* Mon Oct 27, 2014 11:29 AM UTC
> *Owner:* Eero Tamminen
> In Fedora 21 we show any valid application in the software center with
> an application icon of 32x32 or larger. Currently a 32x32 icon has to be
> padded with 16 pixels of whitespace on all 4 edges, and /also/ has to be
> scaled x2 to match other UI elements on HiDPI screens.
> This looks fuzzy, out of alignment and lowers the quality of an
> otherwise beautiful installing experience. For Fedora 22 we are planning
> to increase the minimum icon size to 48x48, with recommended installed
> sizes of 24x24, 48x48, 64x64 and 256x256 (or SVG).

I think SVG is the best. However, an artist is needed to make a new
picture because blindly converting to SVG (eg. netpbm) may be
unacceptable... the picture would be comprised of a gazillion colored
squares described as ascii text in the .svg picture.

> Modern desktop applications typically ship multiple sizes of icons in
> known locations, and it's very much the minority of packages in Fedora
> (69 out of 1042) that only ship such small icons.
> I'm asking you if you are willing to provide a 256x256 or a 64x64 icon
> for hatari-ui. The latter will probably be the minimum size for F23 and
> beyond.
> At the end of November the minimum icon size in the AppStream generator
> will be changed so that applications not fixed will not be shown in the
> software center.
> Fedora bug report:

Someone should reply to this bug report with the correct information
on how and where to submit Hatari bug reports.

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