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Re: A finished icon proposal for the WPD main topics

From: Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2013 08:21:44 -0800
Message-ID: <CAHZLcPptd0jOnNOgUj63uAA8w-pqPZQ_Rw0dmCC3VCP96q_RTw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com>
Cc: Sébastien Desbenoit <Seb@desbenoit.net>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
+1 on the two cogs. These look good. Thanks for doing this, Seb!



On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 5:48 AM, Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com> wrote:

> Happy new year all!
>
> And congratulations Seb - I really like the icons. I would prefer the one
> with the two cogs, because:
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> * The jigsaw piece concept is often used for browser extension icons
> * The single cog is often used for widget icons
> * Two cogs often get used for widget icons as well, but less so than
> single cog. And I've sen two cogs get used a lot for APIs as well, so there
> is already some kind of defacto standard there
> * Is it a bit more interesting than the single cog ;-)
>
> Any more comments on the double cog icon? If we can get agreement on this
> quickly, I can have a go at implementing the API landing page this week,
> and adding it to the main page.
>
> Best,
>
> Chris Mills
> Opera Software, dev.opera.com
> W3C Fellow, web education and webplatform.org
> Author of "Practical CSS3: Develop and Design" (http://goo.gl/AKf9M)
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> On 4 Jan 2013, at 10:04, Sébastien Desbenoit <Seb@desbenoit.net> wrote:
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> > Hi Scott,
> >
> > I can't go to small in the teeth is it should respect a guideline I set
> to the icons: they're all a collection of the same piece of mecano at the
> same size (but not with the same length) and with a 32 px it is fast
> unreadable . Here's a second proposal with an interlocking cog. I'm looking
> for a way to use hubs but we don't have a lot of space.
> >
> > <WPD-API-icon-draft2.png>
> >
> > Seb
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> > Le 4 janv. 2013 à 01:43, Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com> a écrit :
> >
> >> Hi Seb,
> >>
> >> I think this icon is headed the right direction. Maybe all it needs is
> another interlocking cog, or maybe two - all of different sizes. The teeth
> could be smaller. Also, the cogs could have hubs.
> >>
> >> I do think this is better than the old puzzle piece icon so heavily
> favored everywhere, and that was the only other symbol I could think of for
> an API.
> >>
> >> Thanks for doing this!!!
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> >> +Scott
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> >> On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 3:07 AM, Sébastien Desbenoit <Seb@desbenoit.net>
> wrote:
> >> Hi Scott, hi All,
> >>
> >> I wish for you and your close ones  a very happy new year!
> >>
> >> Here's a first draft for an API icon. I'm not very happy with the
> concept lying under the icon but we need a start. If you have some idea of
> how we can conceptualize the idea of API in a shape, I'll be happy to hear.
> >>
> >> Have a nice day,
> >>
> >> Seb Desbenoit
> >>
> >> <WPD-API-icon-draft1.png>
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