[ubuntu-art] [Breathe] drive-removable-media

Smartboy smartboyathome at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 19:55:38 GMT 2009

On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 11:34 AM, Cory K. <coryisatm at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> This icon is commonly used for unmounted media. Currently, I just have a
> normal drive there with top details removed.
> Sebastien, what do you think bout using this image for an unmounted
> drive? I like the idea of seeing the innards when unmounted.
> http://img179.imageshack.us/img179/8590/driveharddiskxo2.png
> If we like this concept, we should redraw the icon because I can't find
> a SVG of this one. I also don't know if we're happy with the one we have
> now. So generally, I'm wondering if we agree on the concept. :)
> -Cory K.
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Are we planning for the icon to represent the current standard or the
future? I think that we should use an SSD drive instead of a spinning
disk drive since, inevitably, the spinning disk will become obsolete
when the SLC SSDs are available in bigger sizes and become cheaper.

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