After posting on inkscape-user and increasing the sample size,
it seems to me that there is a clear consensus in favor of the
>There's no need to argue. Ben, you can continue working on the new
>icon set, and when you are ready we will ship your icons.svg alongside
>the old one, so people can choose whichever they like. Trent, the same
>for you: you are welcome to develop a set of icons that work best for
>your black background, and we'll ship them also. When there's at least
>one complete set besides the old one, we can make a preference with a
>UI to choose one of them on load.
The real issue is whose icons will be the defaults. Since most people
seem to like mine better than yours, I think mine should be the
I would like to request a clear decision on this from the core
developers before I invest a lot more time on the icons.