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Hi Bernhard, all!

Am Montag, den 10.01.2011, 00:03 +0100 schrieb Bernhard Dippold:
At the moment I see one real problem:

We run out of time!

Aehm, yes, and I already missed to answer many of the mails today (like
yours, or those by Björn). Sorry for that :-\

Therefore I would propose an approach like this:

1. step: Create icons for all the document types based on the present 
design. As the icon background is the same (with different colors),
the main work is creating the symbols for the different sizes.

Okay, I'd like to add - that mainly includes (from my point of view) to
come up with sensible application symbolism. We need help here, for

2. step: If we still have some time left, we can switch the template 
icons to document icons and create different ones (inverted? other 
ideas?) for templates.

Yep, that should be possible. I already tried to improve the clarity of
some of the template icons to make them more distinct.

One thing that might be worth to add - I think the importance of the
icons is different. The template icons show up rarely (as far as I
know), therefore our main goal should be to ensure that they look
different. If somebody opens "Document from Template" (for example),
then the dialog itself helps to explain the meaning of the icons.

So here, I'd like to say that Prio A is for document / application icons
for Writer to Base.

What do you all think - should we try to finalize this iconset in the 
two steps I describe above? 


So, anybody who can spend some time to help with the icons?
Unfortunately, I ran out of vacation, so that my contributions will
decrease of the next days ...

And, maybe some other "motivation" - there will be articles featuring
LibreOffice when it is release. Since there is currently less difference
to OOo (when looking at the GUI), our icons can provide a great way to
ensure good visibility to the world. Does that sound good? ;-)

Bernhard, thanks for going forward and providing this proposal. What do
the others think/say?


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