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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: [libo-marketing-priv] Can we replace "Floppy Disk"


On 28/12/11 21:30, Norbert Thiebaud wrote:
On Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 1:05 PM, Danishka Navin <danishka@gmail.com> wrote:
As you all know the floppy disc is some thing out dated in the modern
computer world.

Why we still continue the "Floppy Disk" as the icon for "Save" button in
LibreOffice?

When was the last time you saw a phone that look like
http://iphonestudio.co.uk/images/uber_iphone_phone_logo.jpg
:-)
Ironically that 70 years old design is still used on IPhone and others
modern cell-phone to indicate: 'telephone'

But hey, if you have a better icon, that will be as readily understood
by users as meaning 'save'... sure, why not :-)
I did a quick Google picture search with 'save icon', and I ended-up
with 1001-variations on the floppy theme :-)

Norbert


Hehe, well, thinking of it, digital cameras mimic the mechanical sounds.
Still, anyone with an idea and access to a reference group should be able
to check whether this is feasible or not.

– Olav

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