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[TSVN] Re: Re[2]: Re: New Icons

From: Simon Large <slarge_at_blazepoint.co.uk>
Date: 2004-12-17 16:34:41 CET

Jean-Marc van Leerdam wrote:
> Hello Lübbe,
> Friday, December 17, 2004, 1:31:33 PM, you wrote:
>> Simon wrote:
>>> What about just making that triangle bigger?
>> Attached you'll find a 'fat' 12x12 conflict triangle for the
>> smallest icon resolution. The other resolutions are untouched. Give
>> it a try.
> How about just using a vertical bar instead of an exclamation point.
> After all, the 'warning' traffic sign also just uses a vertical bar...

In the UK the 'hazard' traffic sign is a triangle with exclamation

> As for the coloring scheme: inability to distinguish between red and
> green is the most common among color blind. Therefor if we use these
> two colors, a shape distinction between them would be best.
> Suggestion:
> green circle for 'in SVN and up to date'
> yellow triangle for 'in SVN and locally modified'
> red triangle for 'in SVN and conflicted'
> I know this may cause some confusion for current users (as they are
> accustomed to the current red circle to indicate local mods, and
> yellow for conflicts). However, conflicts are more serious than local
> modifications, so that IMHO justifies the use of red in the former
> case.

Green/yellow/red makes sense. Trouble is, yellow is harder to see.


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