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- Subject: Re: [hatari-devel] hatari-ui icon is too small to be used in the software center
- From: David Savinkoff <dsavnkff@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 1 Nov 2014 21:49:32 -0600 (MDT)
- Cc: Andrea Musuruane <musuruan@xxxxxxxxx>
- Thread-index: n59zzcua0hzp7W+yJL/kfsSKqyqXWQ==
- Thread-topic: hatari-ui icon is too small to be used in the software center
----- Eero Tamminen wrote:
> On maanantai 27 lokakuu 2014, Nicolas Pomarède wrote:
> > Le 27/10/2014 18:07, Matthias Arndt a écrit :
> > > Maybe a good idea to begin supplying SVG icons directly? I personally
> > > favour them by now.
> > Well, we would need to 1st convert the png to svg, using some tools to
> > do it automatically I guess, not sure this would be as good as a native
> > svg file.
> > But then, we don't know if all distro are using svg for icons, it seems
> > they're still using png at higher resolution instead.
> I think they all at least support using SVG as icons. All relevant
> (Gtk & Qt) GUI toolkits should AFAIK support SVG and I think technically
> one can give any supported image format in the program .desktop file.
> Distro preferences is another matter.
> > So, if this svg would be used to create 256x256 icon in png, maybe it's
> > better to just supply directly a 256x256 png for hatari-ui ?
I looked at all the pictures enclosed here, and used netpbm to do my
own conversions. Conclusion: converting to .svg requires an artist.
I believe h-256.png is the best one, and meets Fedora requirements.
> Attached are couple of SVG files converted from Hatari PNG logo
> with light editing.
> Then couple of SVG versions of just the "H" letter in Hatari logo,
> and same in few different sizes in PNG format.
> Do any of the SVG images look usable?
> Maybe h-outlined.svg.gz? Somebody more experienced in e.g. Inkscape
> could remove few extra things from that and change the auto-converted
> colors closer to what's in the logo & other images.
> - Eero