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2012/3/11 Adolfo Jayme Barrientos <>

I'd prefer lowercase icons, because they're more recognizable in a
glance as I already said in the wiki page. Three uppercase "A"s can be
easily confused.

Lowercase As can be confused just as easily. As stated -- if we need the
bold icon to stand out more, I propose we simply make it a bit thicker.
Nobody seems to have had any problems with the current Tango icon set,
which uses uppercase letters.

The Humanity (and Gnome) icon themes included in Ubuntu use lowercase,
you can check apps like Inkscape or Abiword to see that.

Oddly, Inkscape seems to use lowercase A only for the bold and italic
icons. Every other icon with text uses a capital A to symbolize it.

BTW, I don't quite understand how can uppercase or lowercase letters
be more or less "inline with your design goals."

Uppercase icons are crisper, which is one of the design goals.

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