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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: old colored vs new monochrome icons
Date Wed, 14 Dec 2011 15:52:55 GMT
On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 9:39 AM, Gianluca Turconi
<public@letturefantastiche.com> wrote:
> Il giorno Wed, 14 Dec 2011 09:26:02 -0500
> Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> ha scritto:
>
>> The problem is a hard-to-change default is a control issue.  And all
>> control issues are ultimately political.  I'm suggesting that we turn
>> this into a trivial technical issue and let the user choose, rather
>> than you and me.
>
> I understand your point. Then a double-way solution should be
> implemented:
>
> a) short term solution (for which Pedro volunteered): bring back some
> color in AOO icons;
>
> b) medium term solution: a skinable AOO
>

That sounds like a good plan.

Btw, have you ever listened to this TED talk?

http://www.ted.com/talks/malcolm_gladwell_on_spaghetti_sauce.html

Although it is mainly about spaghetti sauce, I think we can look at UI
choices in a similar way.

-Rob

> Regards,
>
> Gianluca
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