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Re: Feedback sought on new WPD icon set

From: Peter Lubbers <peterlubbers@google.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2012 09:45:28 -0800
Message-ID: <CACCmPHwyvm_wVfWtU=ZJiTvBNdoV2FF0hUFD3PiJnMJ8uPgZdQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com>
Cc: Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com>, Taylor Costello <nottaylorcostello@gmail.com>, "seba@google.com" <seba@google.com>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Agreed. I just think we should use existing images wherever possible.
For JS, the yellow square with the letters JS seems to be pretty well
established already.
For any new ones, it might be possible to use a similar style.
--Peter

On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 9:36 AM, Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com> wrote:

>  While I agree that we should use establish conventions wherever possible,
> do these logs really fit what we want? There is a semantics logo that could
> be used for Markup, yes. There is a CSS3 logo that could be used for CSS.
> But there isn't exactly one that suits JavaScript, or SVG, or General web
> concepts.
>
> Chris Mills
> Open standards evangelist and dev.opera.com editor, Opera Software
> Co-chair, web education community group, W3C
> Author of "Practical CSS3: Develop and Design" (
> http://my.opera.com/chrismills/blog/2012/07/12/practical-css3-my-book-is-finally-published
> )
>
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> On 3 Dec 2012, at 17:11, Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com> wrote:
>
> > I agree with Peter in that we should be using the W3C HTML logos (and
> other appropriate standards bodiesí logos) whenever possible. [1] We want
> to reinforce our relationships with standards bodies as much as possible
> and give readers familiar navigational aids, rather than asking them to
> learn new ones, even if they are wonderfully designed.
> >
> > Iíve added a comment to the bug.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Eliot
> >
> > [1] http://www.w3.org/html/logo/#downloads
> >
> > From: Taylor Costello [mailto:nottaylorcostello@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Monday, December 3, 2012 9:03 AM
> > To: Peter Lubbers
> > Cc: Chris Mills; seba@google.com; public-webplatform@w3.org
> > Subject: Re: Feedback sought on new WPD icon set
> >
> > I like the icons so far, I think they would be better with colors off
> the logo (or other colors on the wiki). Orange and blue are nice and
> contrast well together but I'm not really sure how well they would go with
> the style of the overall site. You have an eye for color though. I also
> think it would be nice if the icons were different colors (that you think
> suited the category), it would be fun to design templates around those
> colors and make them change between categories so the wiki was more
> interesting to look at (such as CSS being orange, and making it so the
> templates will switch to orange if the topic is set to CSS or something).
> You could do this with the switch function with the ParserFunctions
> extension.
> >
> > On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 9:47 AM, Peter Lubbers <peterlubbers@google.com>
> wrote:
> > Thanks Chris, and nice work Sebastien.
> > Just curious, have you considered using some of the feature elements
> defined on the HTML5 logo page (http://www.w3.org/html/logo/)? For
> example, the markup, CSS, Graphics, subcategories etc. Some of those are
> already fairly well established.
> > --Peter
> >
> > On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 8:37 AM, Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > As part of the work we are doing to improve the UX/styling of the
> landing pages, Sebastien has been working on creating some new icons. He
> has posted a set of 6 to the following bug:
> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=19386. Can you have a look
> (it's the newest attachment of the ones on there), and give him some
> feedback?
> >
> > thanks!
> >
> > Chris Mills
> > Open standards evangelist and dev.opera.com editor, Opera Software
> > Co-chair, web education community group, W3C
> > Author of "Practical CSS3: Develop and Design" (
> http://my.opera.com/chrismills/blog/2012/07/12/practical-css3-my-book-is-finally-published
> )
> >
> > * Try Opera: http://www.opera.com
> > * Learn about the latest open standards technologies and techniques:
> http://dev.opera.com
> > * Contribute to web education: http://www.w3.org/community/webed/
> >
> >
> >
>
>
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