Cool. Looks good.
I did tweak the image a bit to make the colors stand out better. But only slightly. Because when I made the shapes too big, the image lost it's MPL "feel". Here is the source image I used to create the icon. Feel free to give it a go. There are a number of programs that can turn the image into an icon. I like ""Any to Icon". And to preview the icon, you can simply open the file in a web browser.
From: John Hunter [jdh2358@...149...]
Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2010 12:18 PM
To: Ben Axelrod
Subject: Re: [matplotlib-devel] favicon submission
On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 11:16 AM, John Hunter <jdh2358@...149...> wrote:
On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 9:33 AM, Ben Axelrod <BAxelrod@...817...> wrote:
I am a big fan of favicons. I think MPL should definitely have one for the
impending 1.0 release. So I made one for you.
To use, simply place this file in the top level web directory. That is
usually all that is required. But some browsers prefer if you put:
<link rel="shortcut icon" href="favicon.ico">
in the header of the html pages.
Cool -- we're live
(may need to refresh)
If you want to work on this a bit more, I suggest
* make the circle boundary of the polar plot fill the entire square
of the icon (no dead white space)
* user fewer and larger shaded areas, with strong colors. At the
size the icon is rendered at in the browser, the features are very