[proposal] New rodent Icons

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at cornell.edu
Fri Apr 18 04:22:13 CEST 2008

On Thu, 17 Apr 2008 17:26:27 -0600 David Mohr wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 3:30 PM, Stephan Arts <stephan at xfce.org>
> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> >  When I was moving some stuff around inside svn for the rodent icon
> >  theme (xfce4-icon-theme package) to make it more icon-naming-spec
> >  compliant, I noticed the antique reference to OO.o inside the
> >  'office'-related icons. This makes them (imho) not suitable for
> > usage as a 'generic' office-related icon.
> >
> >  I modified them slightly, using aspects from several different
> > icons, and I would like to know what you think;
> >
> >  Are these icons fit for the following mimetypes?
> Personally I like the document and the spreadsheet one, but the
> presentation icon is not very intuitive. It makes sense when I know
> what it is, but if I was to spot this somewhere in thunar or on the
> desktop with an obscure filename, I'm not sure I'd make the
> connection.

Yeah, I agree... maybe clone a (better-looking) version of the icon
that MS Excel uses for the 'full screen slideshow' button/menu item?
Not sure if OO.o uses the same icon; I thought so tho.  It kinda looks
like a projection screen on a stand, or... something.


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