---+!! DEPRECIATED - all agreed upon changes made to ThemeGuidelines %TOC% ---++About Soap's Seal of Approval: Soap's seal of Approval is a proposed modification to the current theme guidelines. to make sure that WPS's on the rockbox wiki sites conform to a set of strictly defined standards, and to identify the WPS's that do not conform. ---++Requirements for all themes: * must be contained in a .zip archive * all files (.zip and accompanying images) must be attached to the wiki page * must have author's real name and contact info attached? (a text file in the .zip?) * must not contain broken code (i.e. proper RTC code etc.) * must include all required fonts, images, iconsets etc. * must include a license for the theme and graphics (GPL ? ) * must have proper directory structure<br> <pre> .rockbox backdrops fonts icons themes wps </pre> * must not include junk files * examples: thumbs.db , desktop.ini, .DS_Store, .directory etc. * must use proper filenaming * a. the files themselves<pre> DockpodRemix.wps and DockpodRemix.cfg and DockpodRemix.bmp</pre> * b. inside the .cfg ex: If your backdrop is Mybackdrop.bmp the .cfg should read: <pre> backdrop: /.rockbox/backdrops/Mybackdrop.bmp</pre> and NOT<pre> backdrop: /.rockbox/backdrops/mybackdrop.bmp</pre> * must set appropriate background and foreground colors <br> This means that the text would still be readable if somehow the backdrop was not loaded<br> ex. black background color for a white foreground (text) * must set a backdrop<br> if there is no backdrop specified it must be NULL in order to clear the backdrop ex: <pre> backdrop: NULL</pre> * The following three points should be included in the .cfg and .wps as comments and be included in the description on the wiki * must contain info on the author or version and date uploaded in the .wps and in the .cfg<br> * must quote sources of graphics in some way, original, GPL'd, copyrighted or otherwise<br> * must specify which type of Rockbox the WPS is for i.e.: current, patched, or custom build<br> ---++Requirements of WPS's requiring patches: * must state which patches are required with appropriate FS#'s or URL's<br> ---++Examples of accepted format for info inside the .cfg and .wps Standard build: <verbatim> #Theme Name: Killers #By: Rockboxuser@somedomain.net (MrCoolNick on IRC) #Platform: iPod Video (320x240x16) - Standard build #Version: 0.1 beta #Licenced CC-BY-SA 3.0 #Graphics taken from mymates.com #Last updated: Wed, 16th May 2007 17:22 CEST </verbatim> Patched / Unsupported Build: <verbatim> #Theme Name: Applebox #By: Steven Dean, modifications by Larry #Platform: iPod Video (320x240x16) - Unsupported #Patches Required: Album Art, Scrolling Margins #Version: 1.0 #Licenced: CC-BY-SA 3.0 #Graphics taken from: apple itunes #Last updated: Wed, 19th May 2007 </verbatim> ---++Comments? Questions? Comments? Ideas? post them in the forum:%BR% Relevant Threads:%BR% Fix the themes Contest : http://forums.rockbox.org/index.php?topic=10140.0%BR% Organizing the wiki: http://forums.rockbox.org/index.php?topic=10214.0%BR% -- Main.GaryLight - 01 May 2007
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