[Tango-artists] Folder icon should have more suitable colour
depth.of.field at gmail.com
Sun Feb 26 15:39:34 PST 2006
I have to agree, I don't favour the blue folders. I am much more of a
fan of yellow/tan folders. They feel more natural and "friendly" to
me, blue (or at least, the one at the moment) feels slightly cold.
I would experiment with recolouring them, but I'm on Windows at the
moment and have no graphics software setup.
On 26/02/06, Daniel Schierbeck <daniel.schierbeck at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> > Bodo
> > 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.
> >> Cheers,
> >> Daniel
> >> 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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