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

From: Andrew Flegg andrew at bleb.org
Date: Tue Jan 5 19:49:54 EET 2010
2010/1/5 Aniello Del Sorbo <anidel at gmail.com>:
> 2010/1/5 Johannes Siipola <joppu1 at gmail.com>:
>> 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.

Unfortunately, your badge doesn't fit with PR1.1 either:

i.e. https://bugs.maemo.org/attachment.cgi?id=1847

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

I like the concept. Potential issue with the blue square icon is one
of themeing, since the unbranded package icon is part of the user's

Short version - the badge is clearer (although perhaps Tim has more
ideas?) but I don't think it works as a full application icon.

The 48px version of Tim's looks reasonable:




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