OSD symbols

Patryk Zawadzki patrys at pld-linux.org
Wed Dec 2 06:00:38 PST 2009

On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 2:18 PM, Jakub Steiner <jimmac at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi folks!
> Over the past few years I sensed a need for a less 'noisy' and
> colorful style for graphical representation of certain actions and
> status. Blown up icons for on screen display when you increase
> brightness, attach a display, event notifications in the system tray,
> that sort of thing. Additionally GNOME has dropped using icons in
> menus as the huge number of colorful icons ended up creating visual
> noise rather than helping to aid the eye spatially. I feel like we've
> spilled the baby along with the bathtub there though. And working on
> the Moblin icon theme I've really grown to like its simplistic style,
> especially next to menu items --
> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/24178/menu-icons.png

To do it properly you'll need a "glyph" drawing mode for icons.


Patryk Zawadzki

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