XO avatars

Andres Salomon dilinger at laptop.org
Fri Mar 30 18:22:57 EDT 2007


Dan Williams wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-03-30 at 12:42 -0700, Hal Murray wrote:
>>> Is there any thought to composing the avatars from a set of components?
>> Why not use the camera?
>>
>> I've worked with a "faces" mail system that tossed up a new icon whenever you 
>> received new mail from somebody.  We had a picture for everybody in the 
>> group.  (and a big collection of corporate/university logos for when the 
>> individual wasn't in the database)
> 
> We're going to have a "buddy picture" (which in XMPP is an "avatar") for
> each person that will be taken by the camera on first boot.  It will be
> changeable.  It'll be available from roll-overs on each XO icon wherever
> you see that icon in Sugar.


Now if we could get automatic South Park-ification of the face images
taken from the camera, we could have some really cool avatars/buddy
pictures. :)


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