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Re: A finished icon proposal for the WPD main topics

From: Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2012 10:33:37 +0000
Cc: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, public-webplatform@w3.org
Message-Id: <1EC2E8B7-29EC-4D27-8E23-9092C97EA010@opera.com>
To: Sebastien Desbenoit <Seb@desbenoit.net>
On 14 Dec 2012, at 10:26, Sebastien Desbenoit <Seb@desbenoit.net> wrote:

> Hi Doug, Chris, 
> 
> I'm at my main client office today and there's a proxy, so it'll be a little hard. But I can do it tonight. 

Cool man.

> 
> For the HTML, I'm not sure: the shield is okay for us but for a beginner? The angle brackets would make the icon too busy but it is worth the try. 

The HTML pages are not necessarily for beginners anyway. The beginner's pages are for beginners ;-)

> 
> Dom looks great, I put it in the style and let's go. 
> 
> Seb.
> 
> 
> --
> 
> Sébastien Desbenoit
> 
> 
> 
> 2012/12/14 Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com>
> Thanks for the discussion on the remaining icons to be finalised last night. Some good thoughts here.
> 
> My opinion:
> 
> * Seb's CSS icon rocks, and we should go with it. Looks much better and more intuitive than either the CSS building blocks thing, or the W3C CSS3 logo thing.
> * For the HTML icon, we should go with just the shield, as I think this is well known enough now, and it works in the space provided. Having the shield with the angle brackets inside would defo be too busy
> * I really like Doug's mockup up of a new DOM icon. Seb, are you happy with it.
> 
> Let me know if you are able to come up with a finished icon set today. I think the others are basically finished, and all you need to do now is draw up a new DOM icon.
> 
> Does that work?
> 
> On 13 Dec 2012, at 22:35, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
> 
> > Hi, Séb-
> >
> > On 12/13/12 4:53 PM, Doug Schepers wrote:
> >>
> >> On 12/13/12 4:02 PM, Sébastien Desbenoit wrote:
> >>
> >>> I edit the DOM too, but DOM is more abstract, so we have me free space.
> >>>
> >>> DOM -> icons-DOM-2
> >>> <https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/attachment.cgi?id=1288>
> >>
> >> Still too busy. Maybe rethink the whole thing, away from the tree
> >> iconography? or use a different nesting metaphor? Sorry to be
> >> unhelpful... I'll play with a couple ideas myself.
> >
> > What about something like this?
> >
> > http://docs.webplatform.org/w/images/a/aa/dom-icon.svg
> >
> > Just an idea...
> >
> > I also thought of nested blocks. Just different ways of showing hierarchy. (I used this one because it has "tree-like" shapes, and forms a "D".)
> >
> > Regards-
> > -Doug
> 
> 
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