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From Louis Suárez-Potts <>
Subject Re: old colored vs new monochrome icons
Date Tue, 13 Dec 2011 23:21:50 GMT

On 13 December 2011 17:49, Marcus (OOo) <> wrote:
> Am 12/13/2011 06:12 PM, schrieb Gianluca Turconi:
>> Il giorno Tue, 13 Dec 2011 08:28:45 -0800 (PST)
>> Pedro Giffuni<>  ha scritto:
>>> I would think that we should keep the new icons but
>>> effectively color code them: it doesn't seem difficult
>>> to do in a first glance but ultimately this is a delicate
>>> issue that is likely to cause strong reactions in the end
>>> user. In other words: I am not volunteering to do it ;-).
> I've followed the discussions, too. And got the impression that the very
> most people like the icons for their design but shouting for colors.
> So, a +1 to keep the currenty design but to send them simply to a paint
> shop. ;-)
>> I can only say that a colored icon set for OO is the second
>> most wanted feature in the usenet Italian community. User Tommy27 in
>> this bug is in
>> fact, a vocal Italian supporter of this change. ;-)
> So, you think that a big hint like "3.4 will be with the old b/w icons but
> we will do everything to give you back the long-wished colored icons with
> the next but one release [3.5 or 4.0]" is not good enough and the people
> cannot wait for the next but one release?
> If so then we have (probably) the first new improvement that has nothing to
> do with IP clearance.
>> P.S. to whom is interested, the most wanted future by the usenet
>> Italian community (IMO) is font inclusion in OO Writer documents. It
>> caused flame wars, endless legal discussions starting
>> from Agfa vs. Adobe trial and a huge addition to my kill file. :-P
> Do you really mean ODF file or maybe PDF files? I remember discussions to
> include the fonts also into PDF files that also let to legal discussions.
> Marcus

Shall we then initiate this as a "subproject" or whatever it is to be
called, and set up a timeline and other elements of a project, so that
we can get the icons wanted? Again, I should think there are no limits
beyond the sense of the commons (not quite the same, I'd goes as
"common sense.")


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