[ubuntu-art] [Breathe] Preppin' for 1st release

Thorsten Wilms t_w_ at freenet.de
Wed May 27 08:38:46 BST 2009

On Wed, 2009-05-27 at 11:11 +0530, mac_v wrote:
> Not to nit-pick , but maybe I just dont understand the lighting effect
> properly>
> Why does the folder icon have shadow under the folder while the light
> source seems to be from the below as well?
> Could someone explain this?

Generally, a single light source from straight above is assumed.

For the folder, Cory persisted on including defining features of the
Human folder. This bottom-glow effect is among them. It is meant to
increase the chances of Breathe being accepted as successor of Human.

Objections that this breaks consistency as it simply isn't practical to
have this effect everywhere have been heard.

I personally regard the folder as a weakness, not a strong point, of

Thorsten Wilms

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