[ubuntu-art] Apport icons needed
kwwii at ubuntu.com
Sat Feb 3 22:30:46 GMT 2007
On Saturday 03 February 2007 22:00:32 Mikkel Kamstrup Erlandsen wrote:
> 2007/2/2, Troy James Sobotka <troy.sobotka at gmail.com>:
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> > Do we have any metaphors that seem appropriate?
> > Kenneth Wimer wrote:
> > > There is an open request for Apport icons.
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> > > Apport needs icons for various purposes:
> > > - panel tray if a crash happened while the user wasn't logged in, or
> > > a system process crash
> > * Firecracker?
> > * Car accident?
> > * Broken Egg?
> A broken gear wheel? Representing executables with gear wheels is pretty
> standard... I guess...
The firecrackers and broken gear sound best to me atm, but then again, it
depends on the artwork as well. My first idea was an app window with an
exclamation point on it. The most important thing about this icon is that it
will be shown at the smallest sizes.
> > - 'Report a bug...' menu entries (both in the Panel and in
> > > applications)
> > * Envelope in flight with bug on it?
> * Envelope with broken gear wheel in it
> * A broken gear wheel and a @ composed in a nice way
> I guess I'm pretty much in favour of a gear-wheel-metaphor throughout the
I think those two ideas tie in together very well. Makes good sense.
> > - icon in the Apport UI dialogs
> > What would this be of? Is it representational of the application itself?
I think that this is an icon that is used more as decoration than anything
else, perhaps Martin can spread more light on this (?)
> > Sincerely,
> > TJS
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