[maemo-community] Maemo CLI application icon (take 2)...

From: Aniello Del Sorbo anidel at gmail.com
Date: Tue Jan 5 19:31:44 EET 2010
2010/1/5 Johannes Siipola <joppu1 at gmail.com>:
> timsamoff wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I've updated the proposed CLI icon/badge and posted them here:
>> http://samoff.com/random/maemo/term_icon/
>> You should also notice that there's an Application Manager sample of how
>> the icon might be used as a badge over other, pre-existing icons.
>> Feedback, as usual, is appreciated.
>> Thanks,
>> Tim
>> P.S. I know that Graham wanted this to go to the -developers list, but I
>> remember others wanting the discussion to stay here. Please let me know
>> where it should go and I will forward and continue the discussion there.
>> --
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> Well, I think the icon is pretty good and I really like the jigsaw puzzle
> metaphor of it, but the icon itself doesn't really seem to fit really well
> with the rest of the Fremantle User Interface. This is mainly due to color
> usage of your icon. Also I think the icon is a bit vague since the $_ isn't
> clearly visible (at least to me). I took the liberty of mocking up my own
> proposal which you can see in action here:
> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/805039/maemo/cli_mockup.png
> It's simplistic and takes only a small portion of the icon and the the
> terminal-look of it is clearly emphasized. I have the SVG source for both
> the "badge" version and the "icon version", which is simply the badge with
> the standard blue square icon underneath. So if anyone likes it I can
> provide the source images. I thought this would preserve the uniform look of
> the Application manager.

I really like the idea of the badge over the blue square icon as the CLI icon.

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