[Tango-artists] Preposition of a Sync icon, GNOME Icon Theme

Simon Pascal Klein 4pascal at tpg.com.au
Fri Aug 31 22:59:35 PDT 2007

On Fri, 2007-08-31 at 15:53 -0300, Vinicius Depizzol wrote:
> Me and Stojance talked a bit about synchronization icons... we tried
> to discover a better way to represent them. For sync-synchronizing, I
> attached a tarball with the last test.
> For sync-error and emblem-synchronized, we just can't figure out how
> they should look like. A simple red circle in the corner doesn't work
> very well and the arrows get confused as emblem.
> Btw, all sync logos I know don't mean exactly that it's about synchronization:
> - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isync
> - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HotSync#HotSync
> - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ActiveSync (omg)
> Thank you.

I think the arrows are generally recognised, even if they might not be
an accurate metaphor -- if there is such a thing for sync.
functionality. I like it.

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