Everaldo keeping kde in lock -- was: Icons, scripts and OSX

Ante Wessels vitanova2 at softhome.net
Wed Jan 14 20:29:05 GMT 2004

I remember some misunderstandings caused by the fact Everaldo's portugese is 
much better then his english, and for us it is the other way around. 
Translator available?

On MiƩrcoles 14 Enero 2004 04:12, Frans Englich wrote:
> On Tuesday 13 January 2004 23:45, you wrote:
> > Going offtopic and all for these lists, but in the context of this
> > thread:
> >
> > http://www.advogato.org/person/Uraeus/#262
> >
> > "I have for some time been wanting to include a metatheme using
> > Crystal or Outline in g-t-e, but neither of those has been available
> > in SVG format, at least not in complete versions. I have noticed
> > Everaldo saying the SVG's to be forthcoming for a long while, but
> > there has always been one thing or the other holding it up. Today I
> > sadly discovered that the reason for the SVG's not being released was
> > simply a petty attitude of not wanting to see GNOME use the actual
> > SVG's as icons before KDE can do so. The following quote from the
> > release announcement for Crystal 1.0 says it all: Altought this
> > version is known as 'SVG', the icons are still in PNG format, the SVG
> > files will be relased once the support for the format improves in
> > KDE. So much for adopting SVG's in a big was as a recent announcement
> > on Slashdot proclaimed ;)"
> >
> > FWIW... sounds nonsense to me...
> Hm.. Yeah, I think so too. I don't understand how this Christian can see
> that GNOME hostility from the release announcement. At most, you could see
> it as an ignorance towards the GNOME people(but we also need them, despite
> our rendering engine). Anyway, I think it is a good idea leaving this a
> side..
> In either way, we have a real problem here: We don't have any svg files.
> Today, it's Wednesday and yet the cvs repository is empty. Martin, perhaps
> wait a day or two, but could you then again contact SuSE and ask for an
> exact time frame?
> And if neither that works out, we could send a mail to Everaldo, something
> like the attached perhaps.
> 			Frans




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