[Cabal] statusbox icons

Hylke Bons h.bons at student.rug.nl
Mon Feb 19 07:17:16 EST 2007

Mark Doliner wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Jan 2007 18:13:18 -0800, Sean Egan wrote
>> On 1/29/07, Steven Garrity <stevelist at silverorange.com> wrote:
>>> Sean Egan wrote:
>>>> The old statusbox made emblems on top of icons for saved and transient
>>>> statuses. Is that important? If so, I'll put a "saved" and "transient"
>>>> icon over to the right side. This will kill some of the room that's
>>>> currently used to show a snippet.
>>> Even if the information is useful, an emblem on such a small icon isn't
>>> communicating much (if anything).
>> Right. It used to be an emblem, I'm suggesting making it a separate icon
>> along the right-hand side of the menu. But, because that takes room away
>> from the text, I only want to do it if that information is really important.
>> And since everyone here knows I don't even use IM, I'm soliciting thoughts;
>> )
> Putting a separate icon off to the right side seems like it would look very
> cluttered.  I think my personal preference is:
> 1. Overlay the 'saved' icon in the bottom left corner of the icon on the left,
> the way it is currently.
> 2. Don't show the 'saved' icon anywhere.
> 3. Show the 'saved' icon on the far right side.
> -Mark
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I agree, two icons is a bit much. The current saved icon is used in a
wrong way too.
Why not the word "(Saved)" behind the status name (in a partially
transparent font even).


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