Logout icon

Lionel Dricot zeploum at gmail.com
Thu May 18 11:42:48 BST 2006

I don't know which icon is best but I think that the icon in the
System menu and in the logout dialog must be the same.

On 5/18/06, Aaron Whitehouse <lists at whitehouse.org.nz> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I hate to be yet another person writing to the list to comment on icons,
> but I am going to in order to make one quick comment.
> I like that Ubuntu has left the ambiguous door icon in favour of the
> universal power icon on a switch. Unfortunately, I think that the
> picture of a switch is unnecessarily complicated. The strength of the
> new icon is the power symbol, not the switch on which it currently
> resides. If users do not know what the symbol means then they will not
> be able to interpret the image as a power switch.
> As such, I personally would like to see the idea retained, but the icon
> replaced with the simple power symbol (as is in the logout dialogue).
> Not only do I think this would be easier to interpret, it would seem to
> go a lot better with all the nice, clean, tango-like icons we have been
> blessed with lately!
> Thanks for your excellent work, artwork people!
> Aaron
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