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== Summary ==
 
== Summary ==
Echo icon theme (echo-icon-theme) is a set of icons designed to be new Fedora default icon theme. It started as a personal project until the community took over.
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Make Echo Icon Theme default icon set for Fedora.
  
 
== Owner ==
 
== Owner ==
 
* Name: Luya Tshimbalanga, Martin Sourada
 
* Name: Luya Tshimbalanga, Martin Sourada
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== Current status ==
 
== Current status ==
* Targeted release: Fedora 10
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* Targeted release: Fedora ??
* Last updated: (2008-09-27)
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* Last updated: (2008-10-25)
* Percentage of completion: ~95%
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* Percentage of completion: 0%
** Counted as total number of icons present in Echo compared to total number of icons needed for F10
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** Completed icons from the System->Administration menu (Gnome desktop)
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** Currently set as default icon theme for F10
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** Work in progress on [https://fedorahosted.org/echo-icon-theme/wiki/ToDo/BaseSet important icons]
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* Available in a distribution for a number of releases (non-default)
 
* Available in a distribution for a number of releases (non-default)
  
 
== Detailed Description ==
 
== Detailed Description ==
Echo icon theme is a new set of icons designed to be the successor of Bluecurve. While most oher icons set move to 2D flat perspective, Echo will retains the isometric view from Bluecurve while using similar metaphors like Tango! or Gnome icon theme.
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Echo Icon Theme (echo-icon-theme) is a set of icons designed to be a modern looking, usable and system-wide icon set. It started as a personal project until the community took over. It is basically a successor of Bluecurve but it uses similar metaphors like Tango!, Mango!, Gnome Icon Theme and Oxygen.
  
 
== Benefit to Fedora ==
 
== Benefit to Fedora ==
 
A unique set of icons that combines elegance and usability.
 
A unique set of icons that combines elegance and usability.
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== Scope ==
 
== Scope ==
Echo-icon-theme is also available on Rawhide as pre-0.4 version. Goal is to set it as default theme for Fedora 10.
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Echo-icon-theme is also available on Rawhide as pre-0.4 version.
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== Roadmap ==
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* Revise [https://fedorahosted.org/echo-icon-theme/wiki/Guidelines Echo Icon Theme Guidelines]
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** Decide on used projections - check what other icon themes are using, check the options we have, compare them, decide what would work best
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** Prepare various templates
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* Create graphical interface for the echo-artist scripts
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* Prepare comprehensive todo list for icons we need to create or fix based on usage of icons in various Fedora Spins
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** Are all icons following the guidelines and Echo style? Are all icons consistent?
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* Create/fix icons based on the todo list
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* Work with upstream where various application icons are not themable
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* Enable in basic Fedora Spins
  
 
== Test Plan ==
 
== Test Plan ==
  
* Moving echo-icon-theme to a host. [https://fedorahosted.org/echo-icon-theme Echo Icon Theme website] (done)
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* Install/Update echo-icon-theme from rawhide (yum --enable-repo=rawhide install echo-icon-theme)
* Adding more icons size to support any desktop environment. (done)
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* Look for misrendered / missing icons and inconsistences
* Improving the [https://fedorahosted.org/echo-icon-theme/wiki/Guidelines guidelines]  (done)
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* Redesigning some icons to match echo theme. (in progress)
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* Create new icons, as listed in [https://fedorahosted.org/echo-icon-theme/wiki/ToDo/BaseSet ToDo]  (in progress)
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* Working with Tango team on icon-naming specifications.
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== User Experience ==
 
== User Experience ==
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== Dependencies ==
 
== Dependencies ==
 
* gnome-icon-theme (in repos)
 
* gnome-icon-theme (in repos)
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== Contingency Plan ==
 
== Contingency Plan ==
Stay with Mist icon theme.
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Stay with Mist/Oxygen icon theme.
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== Documentation ==
 
== Documentation ==
 
* [https://fedorahosted.org/echo-icon-theme Wiki page of echo-icon-theme]  
 
* [https://fedorahosted.org/echo-icon-theme Wiki page of echo-icon-theme]  
== Release Notes ==
 
Echo is a long time developed icon theme for Fedora. It inherits the isometric perspective from the legacy Bluecurve theme while keeping a refreshing look and adopting icon naming from freedesktop.org standard. Current version covers essential icons from menu and applications, future update will expand more.
 
  
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== Release Notes ==
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'''TBD'''
 
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Contents

[edit] Echo Icon theme

[edit] Summary

Make Echo Icon Theme default icon set for Fedora.

[edit] Owner

  • Name: Luya Tshimbalanga, Martin Sourada

[edit] Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora ??
  • Last updated: (2008-10-25)
  • Percentage of completion: 0%
  • Available in a distribution for a number of releases (non-default)

[edit] Detailed Description

Echo Icon Theme (echo-icon-theme) is a set of icons designed to be a modern looking, usable and system-wide icon set. It started as a personal project until the community took over. It is basically a successor of Bluecurve but it uses similar metaphors like Tango!, Mango!, Gnome Icon Theme and Oxygen.

[edit] Benefit to Fedora

A unique set of icons that combines elegance and usability.

[edit] Scope

Echo-icon-theme is also available on Rawhide as pre-0.4 version.

[edit] Roadmap

  • Revise Echo Icon Theme Guidelines
    • Decide on used projections - check what other icon themes are using, check the options we have, compare them, decide what would work best
    • Prepare various templates
  • Create graphical interface for the echo-artist scripts
  • Prepare comprehensive todo list for icons we need to create or fix based on usage of icons in various Fedora Spins
    • Are all icons following the guidelines and Echo style? Are all icons consistent?
  • Create/fix icons based on the todo list
  • Work with upstream where various application icons are not themable
  • Enable in basic Fedora Spins

[edit] Test Plan

  • Install/Update echo-icon-theme from rawhide (yum --enable-repo=rawhide install echo-icon-theme)
  • Look for misrendered / missing icons and inconsistences

[edit] User Experience

Users will have a fresh look of the icons designed specially for Fedora.

[edit] Dependencies

  • gnome-icon-theme (in repos)

[edit] Contingency Plan

Stay with Mist/Oxygen icon theme.

[edit] Documentation

[edit] Release Notes

TBD


[edit] Comments and Discussion