Polish nitpicks: tray icons

Nicholas Battaglia nickybatts at gmail.com
Thu Apr 20 16:02:10 BST 2006

Yea that irks me as well... GAIM seems to a main offender... it takes up an
inordinate amount of space in the sytem tray in proportion to its relative

On 4/20/06, Andy Somerville <andy.somerville at gmail.com> wrote:
> Has anyone noticed that the tray icons are of an inconsistent size ?
> Not so much that the pictographs themselves are inconsistent, but the
> spacing around them. In particular the wireless strength indicator
> almost takes up the space of 3 icons (or you might say the network
> monitor all togeather takes the space of 4). There are some others
> that aren't quite right, but wireless is by far the biggest offender.
> I know that allot of this is considered to be upstream stuff, but is
> there some way we can fix/standardize this in the future? Small, (easy
> to fix?), details like this can make a big difference in polish.
> While I'm nitpicking, I want to re-mention the distracting
> radioactive-green battery indicator, and the new recycle bin which
> looks more like an empty battery indicator rather than a bin, as, IMO,
> additional polish detracting details.
>       Andy
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