Well I know that all of us has a full load of work. I think Svens work is
nice!! (I.e lets go for it). As long as he also makes the anchor icon
which in it's present design sucks (no harm towards you Tigert but it is
clearly not one of your best icons ;-).
Olof Kylander Frozenriver Digital Design http://www.frozenriver.nu
Consultant at Sigma nBiT
Technical writer and coauthor of GUM (the Gimp User Manual)
On Sat, 23 Oct 1999, Sven Neumann wrote:
> Uh, Gimp users/developers are so conservative ...
> > I am not sure. Gimp is a drawing application and thus colors are important
> > part of the work being done. I kinda like the fact that the icons in the
> > gui are not colored. I dont know, what do others think?
> It wasn't the lack of colors that made me propose this change. It was the
> fact that the anchor and the trashcan we currently use do not fit at all
> with the other icons. Same applies for the Zoom_In and Zoom_out icons used
> in the Palette dialog. They do match however with the Gnome icons.
> So either we come up with a new set of icons, use the Gnome ones or we
> change the trashcan, the anchor and the zoom icons to simpler ones that
> match the rest.
> > Most of the icons in Freehand and Photoshop are B/W too.. I dont know if
> > it is good to mix color icons in _gimp_.. I know we have some in the prefs
> > dialog which I checked in, but I am not sure if we want to have a
> > color-iconified toolbar? Since that needs to be done too if we want to be
> > consistent..
> I don't think the toolbox icons would have to be colored too, even if we
> use colored icons in other dialogs.
> Salut, Sven