[Clipart] idea for clipart requests and implementation

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Mon Oct 2 11:27:57 PDT 2006

On Mon, 2006-10-02 at 12:02 +0300, Nicu Buculei (OCAL) wrote:
> Jon Phillips wrote:
> > 
> > Well, I started to think how we could put these on the site and get
> > others to create vector versions and I realized that all we needed to do
> > is to allow for people to upload descriptions and basic ideas/sketches
> > for others to remix and create newer versions of the same file.
> Unfortunately, they have excessive use of gradients, so an automatic 
> trace is not very good (but not very bat either), see a sample: 
> http://clipart.nicubunu.ro/boy_face1.svg

Yep, I agree. I think that several of these will have to be redone.
However, they are simple enough to be made from scratch and/or
reinterpreted IMO.

> Anyway, recreating this set of images in Inkscape by manually tracing 
> over the jpeg should be trivial and would take about one afternoon for 
> one person (too bad I am not in a good shape for work, otherwise one day 
> in the next weekend would be more than enough).

:( I hope you feel better... :)

Or, different people could upload a folder and take on converting
them...or, we can just piecemeal it all :)


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