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Re: [libreoffice-design] Re: Initial icon design
- Subject: Re: [libreoffice-design] Re: Initial icon design
- From: Seb <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 8 Dec 2010 11:26:24 +1100
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On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 9:40 AM, Bernhard Dippold
> I refer to Mimetype icons as desktop representations for application,
> documents and templates.
Thanks for the clarification.
It just that applications don't have a MIME type. Documents do.
Technically application icons and MIME type icons are different and so
are UI icons and everything is mixed in one pot at the moment.
Perhaps we should make different pages for UI icons, application icons
and MIME icons because they are really not the same thing.
> As mentioned in my other mail (don't know if you had already been subscribed
> here), these icons are meant as interim solution until we have enough time
> for thorough investigation and community based design of a new icon set as
> well a community based LibreOffice branding.
AH. there is the piece of information I'm missing. :)
> To avoid introducing new graphical elements that might be replaced in LibO
> 3.4 or 3.5, we just used the present branding: The TDF symbol and the LibO
> The TDF symbol is document based, therefore our icons look like documents (I
> don't think this is a bad idea, BTW).
Oh I'm not saying it's bad. It's just very limiting. In the Linux
world we get used to often very colorful and artistic icons in
contrast to the more conservative, corporate look usually found in
Windows. At least that is how I remember it. I have not use windows in
nearly 10 years.
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