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

mac_v drkvi-a at yahoo.com
Wed May 27 09:43:30 BST 2009

Thorsten Wilms wrote:
> 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
> Breathe.

oh ...ok... i thought that someone forgot about the shadow!

 I understand the need for the successor...
but maintaining the bottom glow and changing the shadow to a light glow,
something like this edited folder.svg, would make more sense? i think!
This would maintain the bottom glow and account for the glow...

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