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Re: A finished icon proposal for the WPD main topics

From: Sébastien Desbenoit <seb@desbenoit.net>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2012 21:32:20 +0100
Cc: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Message-Id: <7620B692-903B-4B37-98B2-750293969C5D@desbenoit.net>
To: Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com>
Hi All, 


Le 13 déc. 2012 à 20:37, Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com> a écrit :

> On 13 Dec 2012, at 18:40, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
> 
>> Hi, Seb, Chris-
>> 
>> On 12/13/12 12:25 PM, Chris Mills wrote:
>>> 
>>> Seb (day-ben-wah ;-) ) has been hard at work drawing icons for the
>>> major topics on WPD, and you can see a full proposal in two different
>>> colours in the latest attachment at
>>> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=19386. Please let us
>>> know what you think.
>> 
>> I took the liberty of uploading these to the wiki and creating a page for them [1], which I think makes it much easier to track and evaluate than the crappy bugzilla interface. (Maybe we should upload images to the wiki instead of Bugzilla, and just add links there?)
> 
> Nice one Doug. I think this is a good idea.

Nice.

> 
>> 
>> 
>>> If I don't hear too much strong feedback against these, I'd like to
>>> implement these and the new topic major landing pages I've built up
>>> (http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webplatform/2012Dec/0172.html)
>>> before Xmas, so we can have a strong base to structure articles on
>>> top of from next year. These won't be set in stone after that, but
>>> I'd suggest that we try to put *something* in place rather than
>>> discuss endlessly about icons and landing page structures.
>> 
>> I like these!
>> 
>> I do have a few nits to pick, though... of course. :)
>> 
>> 1) The CSS WG (as a whole) doesn't like the strong association of CSS with the HTML5 logo, so I suggest doing something other than the badge shape (I don't know what... the W3C CSS "building blocks" logo is indistinct); this definitely needs changing, though.
> 
> Ok, Doug has a reasonable point here.
> 
> Seb, by this, Doug means https://twimg0-a.akamaihd.net/profile_images/52124215/css_normal.png
> 
> Can you make a quick mock up of this in WPD style? I suggest we do this and get moving quickly, unless anyone has any other ideas, otherwise this could drag on forever. Then we can think up a better icon later on, perhaps waiting until the W3C have thought about it?)

 

> 
>> 
>> 2) The HTML logo should probably just be the badge shape, not the "semantics" brevets... it could just be the badge without the "5" in the middle, to keep it simple
> 
> ok, works for me. Is that ok for you, Seb?
> 
>> 
>> 3) The DOM logo is a bit busy, though I like the idea! Can it be simplified? Maybe put the brackets on the sides? < (simple tree) >
> 
> Seb, are you about to get a simplified version done? Maybe just a two or three pronged tree, with the prongs all the same size?
> 
>> 
>> 4) The bookmark in the book seems a little distracting to me (but I don't feel strongly).
>> 
>> I can live with all of them, except the CSS one, so I say put them in ASAP.
>> 
>> [1] http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/WPD:Design/icons
>> 
>> Regards-
>> -Doug
> 

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