[Tango-artists] weather-*-night request
nisses.mail at home.se
Tue Jul 11 07:05:55 PDT 2006
Frank Solensky wrote:
> Hi all..
> Some time back I had written some code for the Gnome gweather applet to
> calculate sunrise and sunset times. This lead to the request for the
> weather-clear-night and weather-few-clouds-night icons that the applet
> uses to replace the weather-clear and weather-few-clouds icons when the
> current time suggests that it's dark outside. Thanks muchly for those.
> It couldn't have been more than a few days after the code was released
> before someone filed a bug against it: "the weather applet is showing a
> full moon when it's actually only 17% full". Sigh...
> I've written some more code to calculate the current phase of the moon
> and would like to request some artwork to be done up for it. It would
> entail creating either eight or sixteen images so that the applet could
> select the icon that most closely approximates the current moon phase.
> And promise that if someone files a bug that the icons don't include
> solar and lunar eclipses, I'll change the status to "cannot
> reproduce" ;-)
> Would this list be the correct place to send the request for the
> artwork? If not, please advise. And thanks in advance.
There is a bunch of moon-phases in the glunarclock applet  that
should be quite easy to trace and make into tango-style.
I'll get on it.
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