[ubuntu-art] .doc, .xls, etc icons in Humanity Update

Merk merkinman at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 17 15:38:23 GMT 2010


I'm not asking why the OS X was directly copied instead of either Windows
one.  I'm asking why any existing Word icon was copied at all.


Joeri Jungschlager wrote:
> 
> It has too do with the law, Apple is much more of a social company then
> Microsoft.
> Think apple putted on a flexible license. (like CC/GPL/APSL) I think the
> last one is apple used.
> Microsoft I pretty sure they not.
> 
> On 16 February 2010 20:39, Merk <merkinman at hotmail.com> wrote:
> 
>>
>> So I see a lot of nice changes with the humanity icon update.  However
>> the
>> icons for .doc, .xls etc are really bothersome.
>> The icons are blatantly ripped off the OSX version of Office. Why?
>> I can understand having a W be pronounced in the icon for .doc like all
>> versions of word, but why make the W exactly like that in the OSX
>> version?
>> Most people coming to Ubuntu would be coming from Windows if anything.
>>
>> I removed the Mac OS X Word W and replaced it simply with the Ubuntu
>> Title
>> Font and already find it an improvement
>> http://old.nabble.com/file/p27613841/humanity.png Current Humanity .doc
>> file
>> http://old.nabble.com/file/p27613841/humanity2.png Slight change to
>> Humanity
>> .doc file
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