[Tango-artists] Folder icon should have more suitable colour
daniel.schierbeck at gmail.com
Sun Feb 26 13:49:51 PST 2006
I of course didn't mean a screaming yellow, rather the old paperish
yellow-brown color I'm sure you all know. Find an old school folder and
look at it. Does that scream WARNING in your face?
Bodo Tasche wrote:
> From a Usability-Perspective Yellow is not a good choice for
> Folder-Items. Yellow is a Warning-Color and should be used accordingly.
> And I know that Mozilla uses Yellow as Default and is not M$, but this
> doesn't relative my argumen. There is not a good reason to do
> something, because someone does it too. Blindly following some people
> is not best practice.
> Am 26.02.2006 um 20:51 schrieb Daniel Schierbeck:
>> I must admit that I too feel that the yellowish folder is the most
>> old-skool - the other transparent or colored ones just look like,
>> well, cheap plastic lookalikes.
>> Petr Tomeš wrote:
>>> Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Thunderbird, GNOME, OpenOffice.org is popular
>>> and successfull open source projects runnable on many platforms and
>>> operating systems. These aren't products of Microsoft, there are de
>>> facto fully independent and unrelated on Microsoft, but all of them
>>> use yellow folders by default artwork. Blue Tango icons are
>>> inconsistent with all of them.
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