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Re: A finished icon proposal for the WPD main topics

From: Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2013 16:38:08 +0000
Cc: Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
Message-Id: <6F4200A2-33A0-4624-A0AC-6482C720D183@opera.com>
To: Sébastien Desbenoit <Seb@desbenoit.net>
Rock and roll - I would definitely get this sorted asap, unless anyone gives any major negative arguments.

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)

On 7 Jan 2013, at 16:32, Sébastien Desbenoit <Seb@desbenoit.net> wrote:

> Great. 
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> I'll work on the pixelated version tomorrow, 
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> Best, 
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> Seb
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> Le 7 janv. 2013 à 17:21, Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com> a écrit :
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>> +1 on the two cogs. These look good. Thanks for doing this, Seb!
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>> On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 5:48 AM, Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com> wrote:
>> Happy new year all!
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>> 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 ;-)
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>> 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.
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>> Best,
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>> 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,
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>> > 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.
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>> > Le 4 janv. 2013 à 01:43, Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com> a écrit :
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>> >> Hi Seb,
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>> >> 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.
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>> >> 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.
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>> >> 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,
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>> >> I wish for you and your close ones  a very happy new year!
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>> >> 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.
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>> >> Have a nice day,
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>> >> Seb Desbenoit
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