Open Clip Art Library Release 0.16 Announcement
Posted on: 08/08/2005 10:15 AM

Release 0.16 of the Open Clip Art Library ( is now available on-line for download as an individual package consisting of 4442 images submitted by over 443 artists from around the world.

This releases squishes a major bug that replaced valid keywords in the clip art files with some strange HASH memory location text. Most of the clip art in the library and this release is now repaired.

Bryce Harrington and Jon Phillips both presented at the 2005 Desktop Developers Conference in Ottawa. Harrington's presentation promoted Inkscape ( while Phillips' presentation introduced the Open Clip Art Library to the freedesktop community. Both presentations were well received and sparked several debates.

Also added this month is a new clipart-announce mailing list ( The Open Clip Art Library encourages everyone to sign up for this list in order to ONLY receive messages about Open Clip Art Library release announcements. This list is especially well-suited for packagers and others that might not want to receive all the developer discussions from the primary project mailing list (

As always, see what the librarians and artists are working on at Artist and librarians (developer) for the project who would like to be included in this blog should contact ( the project admins in order to be added.

For the month of August the project invites submissions of clip art themed for the coming fall season.

The Open Clip Art Library. Drawing Together.

Use the following URLs to download the latest release of the Open Clip Art

The Open Clip Art Library ( aims to create an archive of user contributed clip art that may be freely used. All graphics submitted to the project are placed into the Public Domain according to the Creative Commons Public Domain Declaration.

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