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Re: echo-icon-theme: gnome-devel icon draft



Le mercredi 28 mars 2007 à 19:57 +0100, Ben Arnold a écrit :
> On 28/03/07, Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas mailhot laposte net> wrote:
> > I don't like the way these tools are used for setup, properties and devel.
> > A metaphor that is re-used for widely different things is not a good
> > metaphor.
> 
> +1
> 
> I think a different image should be used; KDE's Crystal developent
> icon [a1] is a bit bland compared to Echo's style but the mimetype
> icon for Kig [a2] looks good for development. I can see where you are
> coming from looking at Bluecurve's package-development but I think we
> can do better than that.
> 
> I propose a 'screen designer' style icon; perhaps the following ideas may help:
>  - the screen behind a pencil and set square (similar to accessories)
>  - screen behind the 'applications-other' icon or similar
>  - screen with text or code on it, keyboard or pencil in front -
> reminiscent to 'text-x-script'
>  - keyboard, pencil, cogs

lego-style assembling (recognising software development these days
involves creating new things with existing blocks, and avoiding
confusion with schema/vector-graphics editors)

-- 
Nicolas Mailhot

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