[Fwd: Re: [Clipart] 0.08 release]

Bryce Harrington bryce at bryceharrington.com
Wed Nov 3 10:56:48 PST 2004

On Tue, 2 Nov 2004, Jonadab the Unsightly One wrote:
> When did the big collection of greyscale icons go in?  Was that this
> release, or last time?  It's a ton of images.  They're not very

They went in last time.

> compelling individually, but as a group they represent interesting
> possibilities.  For example, since they all use the same set of
> colors, it would be possible for a visual theme using them as icons to
> automatically translate them into a user's preferred color scheme.
> And, as noted, there's a whole lot of them, so they beef up the
> numbers considerably.


> I think we should put something in about what we're soliciting for
> next release.

Good idea.

> The tool work is background.  Yeah, it's important, but ultimately
> most people aren't going to care about the details of how it's
> implemented, as long as it works.  A short mention is plenty, IMO.
> The public announcement should focus on what the library provides to
> users and to the open-source community.

Agreed.  Also, while in general I think news about the browse and upload
tools may be of possible relevance to the users, the DMS may be a bit
too abstract for them at this point.  Maybe we can leave that part for a
future announcement...


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