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Re: Cursors



On Fri, 2007-09-21 at 22:37 +0200, Jakub 'Livio' Rusinek wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I want to tell you few words about Echo cursors idea.
> 
> 
> 
> 1. Cursors
> 
> Red Hat cursors were using Bluecurve style - even if other artwork was 
> not Bluecurve, cursors were looking nice.
> 
> Smooth, readable cursors with:
> 
> a) hour-glass in FC1-FC4
> b) spinner from FC5
> 
> 2. "Wait" and "busy" types
> 
> Windows XP used hour-glass like Fedora up to 4, Windows Vista uses 
> spinner as Fedora from 5.
> 
> Ubuntu uses spinner, openSUSE uses spinner.
> Mac OSX uses spinner.
> 
> Many spinner types: http://ajaxload.info/
> 
> 3. Color pallette, hands
> 
> Usually, there are white cursors with black outline, and vice versa - 
> black cursors with white outline. It should not change in my opinion.
> 
> Cursors are mostly provided in two versions: left~ and righthanded.
> 
> 
> 
> Summary: cursors must use Echo style and hour-glass or spinner as wait
> and busy cursors.
> 
> Echo must provide left and righthanded versions and minimum 2 
> coloristic versions: white and black. If you want - more.
> 
> 
Great analyse, you might want to look at the current pages about the
cursors, some of the things you mentioned are already there. ;-)

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Artwork/EchoCursors

Martin

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