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+1 to Jyhem and Bernard for a “filter flags option”


On 20.03.2017 11:44, Bernard Sfez wrote:
> That would be awesome JM however it look to me like 2 different kind
> of work.
>
> Flags implementation
> Flags filtering on different dropdown (tracker, switch language, etc)
> Filters to be decided:
> * World
> * Africa
> * Asia
> * Europe
> * North America
> * Oceania
> * South America
>
> …
>
>
>> Actually, having so many flags is a problem when we create a country
>> selector. Maybe we could take this occasion and think of some method
>> for restricting the flags list like we can already do with the
>> translations list?
>> The one good thing about our current flag system is, it’s very
>> simple, fast and it takes very little resources. Let’s not
>> over-engineer when we add flexibility.
>
>
>
>> On 20 Mar 2017, at 12:29 , Jean-Marc Libs <jeanmarc.libs@gmail.com
>> <mailto:jeanmarc.libs@gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>> They look nice and the license is good, but they only have country
>> flags and we have more than country flags in Tiki.
>>
>> We also have Europe, United_Nations_Organization, world, unknown,
>> maybe others flags. I suppose these can be added easily.
>>
>> Actually, having so many flags is a problem when we create a country
>> selector. Maybe we could take this occasion and think of some method
>> for restricting the flags list like we can already do with the
>> translations list?
>> The one good thing about our current flag system is, it’s very
>> simple, fast and it takes very little resources. Let’s not
>> over-engineer when we add flexibility.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> J-M
>>
>> On Sun, Mar 19, 2017 at 5:03 PM, Gary Cunningham-Lee
>> <gary_c@cunningham-lee.com <mailto:gary_c@cunningham-lee.com>> wrote:
>>
>> The set I linked to has an MIT license.
>>
>> On 3/19/2017 11:46 PM, Torsten wrote:
>> > Hi Bernard,
>> >
>> > please consider LGP or MIT license!
>> >
>> > Regards,
>> > Torsten
>> >
>> > On 19.03.2017 13:13, Gary Cunningham-Lee wrote:
>> >> I didn’t look into the implementation details yet, but there’s
>> also an
>> >> SVG solution here: http://flag-icon-css.lip.is/
>> >>
>> >> So these are scalable, etc., similar to the icon font sets.
>> (They can
>> >> also be displayed normally or round or with shadows, etc.
>> since they’re
>> >> styled with CSS. )
>> >>
>> >> — Gary
>> >>
>> >> On 3/19/2017 9:00 PM, Bernard Sfez wrote:
>> >>> Hello,
>> >>>
>> >>> Tiki flags are used in trackers (country field), in language
>> switch and
>> >>> more.
>> >>>
>> >>> BUT (like our smileys) Tiki flags look really 80s !
>> >>>
>> >>> They are really small, old rectangle fashion, etc.
>> >>>
>> >>> Will it be ok to change them for a modern version (free
>> usage) of flags
>> >>> icon.
>> >>> I googled a bit and round or square seem to be today’s trend.
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> Extending that and to have everyone super happy, about things
>> like flags
>> >>> or icons, it should be possible to customize them by adding
>> new set in
>> >>> the themes/mytheme folder.
>> >>> I see there is already a “icons” folder (?).
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> Bernard Sfez | bsfez.com <http://bsfez.com/> <https://bsfez.com/>
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
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