How to contribute? #142

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Synchro opened this Issue Apr 7, 2012 · 5 comments

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@Synchro

Would it be useful to have contributed glyphs for Font Awesome? If so, could you post preferred formats/apps to use in the README.

@kremalicious

That's really a bit tricky because there're so many settings involved during creation and making a glyph e.g in a vector app really is only the first step. The next steps involve even more settings depending on the font software used (which starts at around $500)

@mandymcclausky

Interested in contributing myself. Some of these icons (key, group, cloud) could really use a little cleaning up. Being as it's as simple as Illustrator > Fontographer > Fontsquirrel, I'm sure a few of us could make our own and either have them replace the defaults or just offer them as alternative forks, especially for the one-offs/scope-creep ones people keep asking for.

Edit: So you can totally do this for free (without the expensive type software) using Inkscape's glyph tool, freefontconverter.com and FontSquirrel.

@davegandy
Fort Awesome member

The formal process is in 3.0. Let me know if you have any thoughts or comments.
http://fortawesome.github.com/Font-Awesome/#contribute

@davegandy davegandy closed this Jan 2, 2013
@caffinatedmonkey

I don't see it there but I found it here. http://jib.li/s/lib/fontawesome/docs/#contribute

@tagliala
Fort Awesome member

@caffinatedmonkey that's old stuff, at the moment dave is not accepting pull requests containing icons

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