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Hi Mirek,

On 11/16/2014 03:46 AM, Mirek M. wrote:
2014-11-16 0:24 GMT+01:00 Jay Philips <

    Yes the gnome 2.20 style is alot better than the glossy gnome 3.0+ style
    at the 24x24 icon size. We are only using the older style for the text
    based icons like bold, italics, underline, etc. It is still tango as its
    using the gnome 2.20 style.

Could you point me to your source for the Gnome 2.2 icons?
From a quick Google search, it seems as if that version used the old
industrial icons, at least judging from e.g. , and those are
definitely not Tango.

Also, quoting the Tango guidelines: "Having homogenous lighting across
all icons also is important for visual consistency. Tango icons are lit
from above, with the light source slightly to the left. Icons with /on
the table/ perspective may cast a fuzzy shadow on the surface as if the
light source came from the position of the observer. "
If we have a flat icon set with no regard for lighting, then it
shouldn't be called Tango.

Well if we need a gradient on the stroke to keep it inline with Tango,
then we can apply a suitable one to keep it in line with the guidelines.

    Yes it always best to stick with the guidelines but we shouldnt be
    willing to bend the rules when there are suitable cases to do so. I'm
    not an icon designer, so all i'm doing is patching up icons which are
    already present. I'll let the designers decide what best works for you
    guys, as i dont have the skill to comment on this.

The guidelines are there to maintain consistency, and icon size is a
pretty important point.

Also, the new icons don't present one or two exceptions to the rule -- a
number of icons go over the margin. In this case, it's clearly better to
change the guidelines.

Then i guess the guidelines should be to strive for 22x22 and worse case

    I didnt create the style, i took the gnome 3.12
    format-indent-justify-text.svg file, made the stroke a solid color,
    changed the gradient to be similar to the 2.20 gradient and reduced the
    shadow transparency by half.

You're creating the style by implementing it.
Since we need a cohesive set and have more than one designer, there need
to be some guidelines for creating icons with this new style.

Well i'll have you and Alex write up what is needed as i'm still a newb
at icon designing. :D

    My github username is philipzae. I'd be honored to be included in the
    file, though i wouldnt truly be able to contribute to the svgs. :D

I just sent you an invitation. The file is there primarily for licensing
reasons -- if the team needs to change the license, it needs to contact
every contributor. You should contribute through GitHub directly, so
that if you disagree with a relicensing, the team can simply remake the
icons you worked on.

Didnt get any invitation on github, or is it i just dont know where to
look, but it isnt in my notifications inbox.

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