What are these funny icons on fedorahosted trac?
Users of any fedorahosted trac instance may have noticed recently that their gravatar icon has become some weird little retro pattern.
The reason for this is simple:
We have switched from using gravatar to using libravatar. libravatar is fully open source (any one can run an instance), where gravatar is not. The default libravatar avatar is a little retro icon based on your email address hash (so it’s different per user). Of course you can (and should) set your
Do take a minute to go to:
https://www.libravatar.org/openid/login/ and login with your fedoralogin.id.fedoraproject.org and set your default avatar to whatever image you like.
Over time I am hoping we see more and more sites using libravatar, so it’s a good idea to go and set your avatar now so you will be ready. In addition to fedorahosted trac our https://badges.fedoraproject.org site is using libravatar for all it’s avatar needs.