Package categories… what do you think?

More on the Fedora Packages web application project here… 🙂 The problem So one thing that might stand out to you in the package profile mockup for Fedora Packages, above, is that the package has a big, beautiful vector icon from the GNOME icon project. Sadly, we do not have big, beautiful icons for most of our packages. (If you’re an icon designer and would like to help, though, you’ll want to join the icon project and pop into #gnome-art on irc.gimp.net to get started!) So we need to figure out what to display there so folks can visually, at a glance, get an idea of what package it is that they’re looking at. Later on, that icon area could be used for a collaborate screenshot gallery, for example, where folks can upload their screenshots or logo artwork for a given package. For now, though, let’s try to get a nice icon display first! A proposal So Luke, J5, Spot, and I came up with a scheme to handle icon display for the many scenarios in which a package does not have an icon, or has a small icon. One idea we had was to have a set of fallbacks; …