[Tango-artists] dialog-question and assorted other icons

Andreas Nilsson nisses.mail at home.se
Fri May 26 17:18:14 PDT 2006

Taliessin Penfound wrote:
> Alrighty then, I'll let it die for places != my silly little 
> unofficial port, since it's apparently a HIG issue with the programs 
> that use it (and I'm an idiot for not having fully read the HIGs), and 
> not just something that noone had gotten around to making.
> As an aside, a crying baby sounds a lot like a face with tears on it. 
> The closest thing to that, that I can think of, is an emote of a face 
> with tears on it. And Tango already has a face-crying icon. ;)
On a side-note, Matthew also asked for dead kittens for yes and 
no-buttons some time ago. ;)
- Andreas
> Matthew Paul Thomas wrote:
>> On May 25, 2006, at 8:45 PM, Taliessin Penfound wrote:
>>> ...
>>>  I also did an alternate take based on Sevenissimo's dialog-question 
>>> (with the triangle and orange color, it reminds me too much of 
>>> dialog-warning). Of course, I'm still open to any and all 
>>> suggestions for improving it, as I should be if I want to push for 
>>> someone's dialog-question to eventually end up in Base.
>>> ...
>> Since dialogs with question icons should not be used (they've never 
>> been allowed in the Gnome or Macintosh HIGs, and they've been 
>> deprecated in the Windows User Experience Guidelines for nearly seven 
>> years now), I think it would be a bad idea for such an icon to be 
>> included in Tango.
>> (Or if it is included, it should be a picture of a crying baby.)
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