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Re: svn icons

From: Mark Phippard <MarkP_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2005-04-27 21:54:35 CEST

Eugene Kuleshov <eu@javatx.com> wrote on 04/27/2005 03:35:36 PM:

> Mark Phippard wrote:
>
> >> I filled a change request for Eclipse suggesting to add "CVS" label

> >>to all icons used for CVS-relared views.
> >> https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=92797
> >>
> >> I believe that it would make sense to do the same thing for
> >>SVN-related icons. That include: repositories, history, annotation and

> >>other views.
> >>
> >> What do you think?
> >
> > Personally, I do not think a request like this is going to go anywhere

> > with either project unless it becomes much more specific. Give a list
of
> > specific views whose icons need to be changed and why.
>
> I thought it is quite obvious.

It isn't obvious to me.

> Most of the SVN view icons taken from CVS plugin and all of them
> should have small label "SVN" (like you have it on SVN share type icon
> shown in synchronization wizard).

If I look at the CVS views and the SVN views we only have 1 view icon in
common and that is the Repositories view. However since it is labelled
the SVN Repositories view I fail to see why we need to label our icon.

> Primary reason is that when CVS or/and SVN views are used in a "Quick

> View" mode user acn only see icons and have to roll over a mouse to see
> the view name because icons are the same.
>
> > Providing the new icons would help as well.
>
> Should I send these icons to this user list?

If you want to propose new icons, I would suggest adding an a PATCH to the
issue tracker and attach the icons.

Mark

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