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RE: [Subclipse-users] RE: Subclipse -- Icons and Menus

From: Douglas McCorison <dmccorison_at_alarmpoint.com>
Date: 2006-05-25 22:18:43 CEST

The existing icons are fine.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Phippard [mailto:markp@softlanding.com]
> If you do like the existing icons, how much would a change to
> mostly no icons, as in the screenshots, bother you.

I would really dislike fewer icons. I don't read the menus, I use the
icons as a visual cue of what to select.
> Also, if you do like the icons, you should probably indicate
> whether you are also a TortoiseSVN user. I would expect
> users that use both tools appreciate the similarities in
> icons and dialogs.

I do a non-trivial amount of my work in TortoiseSVN. And yes, I
appreciate the similarity.

All that said, if someone had a different set of icons, I could get used
to it fairly easily. However, don't go changing them frequently.

And to re-iterate, I would find a loss of icons to be a significant
reduction in functionality. I don't see how leaving them in would harm
functionality of Subclipse. Unfortunately for those complaining,
whether they are "beautiful" or not, they _are_ functional and useful to

Douglas McCorison

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