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

2011/12/30 NoOp <glgxg@sbcglobal.net>

> On 12/30/2011 08:12 AM, M Robinson wrote:
> ...
> >
> > I haven't heard of Delete/Eraser that works as well on SSDs as
> > traditional hard drives. That said USB will be the most common storage
> > media soon enough. Who saves to CDs at work?
> >
> > I don't think the icon is a big deal, the whole interface is dated, I
> > pitched a Firefox addon-like interface a while back, but I'm still ahead
> > of my time on that.
> >
> > Rather than reinventing the wheel, update the saveicon with a stock USB
> > icon: a vertical USB icon, it looks like a human carrying stuff and you
> > have the integrated download arrow, and it is a recognized symbol on
> > cameras, phones, TVs, etc.
> >
> > http://imagebin.org/190980
> >
> Rather than reinvent the wheel:
> Stock icons:
> GNOME & Humanity:
> <
> http://svn.gnome.org/svn/gnome-icon-theme/trunk/scalable/actions/document-save.svg
> >
> [my system Humanity:
> /usr/share/icons/Humanity/actions/16/document-save.svg
> matches the one from freedesktop.org]
> Tango:
> <
> http://webcvs.freedesktop.org/tango/tango-icon-theme/32x32/actions/document-save.png?view=co
> >
> [which is not used by LO when the Tango theme is selected - LO still
> uses a floppy with the Tango theme. My system Tango:
> /usr/share/icons/Tango/22x22/actions/document-save.png
> matches the one from freedesktop.org]
> freedesktop.org Icon Theme Specification:
> <
> http://standards.freedesktop.org/icon-naming-spec/icon-naming-spec-latest.html
> >
> "document-save The icon for the save action. Should be an arrow pointing
> down and toward a hard disk."
> I suspect that LO are still using these icons for Tango:
> <http://jimmac.musichall.cz/i.php?i=Tango-OOo>
> [Tango OpenOffice.org 2.0 -Note this artwork is not public domain.]
> However, that standard Tango icons *are* public domain:
> http://tango.freedesktop.org/
> <quote>
> Terms Of Use
> The Tango base icon theme is released to the Public Domain. The palette
> is in public domain. Developers, feel free to ship it along with your
> application. The icon naming utilities are licensed under the GPL.
> Though the tango-icon-theme package is released to the Public Domain, we
> ask that you still please attribute the Tango Desktop Project, for all
> the hard work we've done. Thanks.
> </quote>

Personally, I like the arrow pointing downward towards a harddisk (would
look much the same if it were interpreted as an SSD), but please give us
some advance notice, so that I can prepare myself for the task of
explaining to my retirees «what they did with the TV on my screen».... :-)


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Re: [tdf-discuss] Re: Can we replace "Floppy Disk"M Robinson <mr.m.robinson@gmail.com>
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