Top-posting, schumaml will kill me.
Jehan, Can you just push this to master please? We need
another theme in git in order to add code that uses the
default theme as fallback for missing icons in other
themes, and I'd like to add that code as long as there
are icons missing in "Symbolic".
But call the folders Default/ and Symbolic/, just like
we do in themes/
On Wed, 2015-12-09 at 19:37 +0100, Jehan wrote:
> Hi all,
> On 2015-11-10 17:36, Jehan wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > Some time ago, Alex Prokoudine played with symbolic icons from the
> > GNOME project
> > (https://plus.google.com/+AlexandreProkoudine/posts/LP1pWr7YEgA).
> > This
> > kickstarted a discussion about new (potentially default, though
> > existing ones should also stay) themes for GIMP, one with light
> > background, one with dark background.
> > Then a contributor started working
> > (https://mail.gnome.org/archives/gimp-developer-list/2013-October/m
> > sg00020.html)
> > from this base to create new themes from these monochrome icons.
> > See http://www.jesusda.com/files/symbolic-gimp.7z (dark icons)
> > And http://www.jesusda.com/files/symbolic-gimp_light.7z (light
> > icons)
> > We would be happy to finalize such themes and include them in GIMP
> > when they are considered finished. I've encountered some issue
> > having
> > them work on the dev version of GIMP which uses now icon themes
> > instead of including the icons from the gtkrc file (basically it
> > seems
> > any theme of GIMP using this method to change icons will be broken
> > by
> > GIMP 2.10). Unfortunately I cannot make the time to try and
> > understand
> > what is the problem since it's not my highest priority in GIMP.
> > If anyone is interested in the projects, know well theming and icon
> > themes and can make such a theme working with GIMP (dev version),
> > we
> > welcome contributions. This could (should IMO!) still make it to
> > GIMP
> > 2.10 if some people are into this.
> > Scl also created a wiki page when we first started discussing
> > integrating it into GIMP:
> > http://wiki.gimp.org/index.php/Specs:UI_Theme (on the main wiki,
> > not
> > the GUI wiki, it would be good if both wikis were merged!).
> > Just throwing this here, hoping some people are interested to
> > contribute.
> Ok so we had a contributor who fixed GIMP to select icon themes. As I
> thought, the problem of icon themes was lying within GIMP, which was
> able to select new icon themes. This is now patched in master (more
> is undergoing).
> Based on this, I have added all the icons from Jakub/Barbara/jEsuSda
> a new theme which will be automatically installed with GIMP and can
> chosen in the preferences.
> You can test to build this by checking out the branch
> There is still no dark theme, but this is only a detail and will be
> extremely easy to add now.
> What misses is that we are missing 49 icons (many are the same in
> various sizes, so that's less).
> Who would be interested to contribute new icons?
> Only requirements is accepting the GPL v3 license and following the
> set design style.
> Also if you could work with a SVG source and providing these too,
> than working with bitmap sources.
> > Jehan
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