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Re: [Subclipse-dev] open resource from change path list

From: Eugene Kuleshov <eu_at_javatx.com>
Date: 2005-06-20 18:58:52 CEST

Mark Phippard wrote:

>> It has two cylinders comparing with 3 for CVS repository. Plus it has some "strange" frame on the back. None of SVN or CVS icons has such frame and I have difficult time to explain even to myself what this frame symbolyse. :-)
>>
>>
>I removed one of the the cylinders so that the icon would be less crowded
>and looked better. There was never anything significant about the use of
>3, it was just trying to convey plurality, which 2 does just as well. The
>frame in the background is the generic Eclipse icon for a view.
>
>
  Mark, I know all of that. It is just not very intuitive for the user
who see these icons for the first time. Also, when svn will be as widely
used in Eclipse community as cvs I guess users will express more
confusion then now. From other hand most of the community just doesn't
care about icons as long as functionality is there. :-)

>> This is not quite appropriate. Especially for the users who
>>installing plugins with update manager.
>> Also, I believe that in a future Subclipse plugins will be packaged
>>as jars and not expanded folders (this is available since 3.0)
>>
>>
>I could argue just as easily that the existing icon looked great and was
>not an issue for anyone but you. So if you have a problem with it, then
>you could replace it in your installation of Subclipse and update it when
>needed. As it stands, the icon I committed also looks good and satisifies
>your need for it to be different.
>
>
  Right. But you have again ignored my question about another icon I've
sugested. :-)

  regards,
  Eugene
Received on Tue Jun 21 02:58:52 2005

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