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

Eva Brucherseifer eva at kde.org
Thu Jan 15 19:24:56 GMT 2004

On Wednesday 14 January 2004 21:14, Ante Wessels wrote:
> On MiƩrcoles 14 Enero 2004 08:43, Torsten Rahn wrote:
> > > In either way, we have a real problem here: We don't have any svg
> > > files.
> >
> > From what Ken Wimer  (wimer at suse.de) told me (who afaik usually takes
> > care of checking in everaldo's stuff) he checked in all existing SVGs.
> > The problem with some remaining icons is that Everaldo used some sort of
> > plugin or extension for them in Illustrator. Unfortunately using this
> > stuff you can't export properly to SVG anymore.
> Then having the illustrator .ai files would be helpfull. May be not an out
> of the box solution will work, but with some changes the files can be
> saved. Of course, this is a guess, yet having the files gives
> possibillities.

Yes, I think so to. When we talk about source code, the developers also 
release the cpp-Files itself. Releasing only png or uncomplete svg's is like 
releasing binaries under the GPL - pretty useless.


> Cordialemente,
> Ante
> And from what Ken told me converting
> > the icons manually in a way that you get valid SVG's is a PITA.
> >
> > Afaik Everaldo works for Lindows now. I'm curious if Lindows would/is 
> > also (be) open to pay him for doing LGPL'ed KDE stuff.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Torsten Rahn

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