Re: [code] [textadept] Poll: Icon Tweak

From: Pedro Andres Aranda Gutierrez <paaguti.att.gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2018 18:52:56 +0200

The new icon in the nightlies shows up nicely both in GNOME (Ubuntu
16.04LTS) and OSX (Sierra and High Sierra)

Congrats!

/PA

On 16 April 2018 at 00:10, Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com> wrote:

> Hi Robert,
>
>
> On Sun, 15 Apr 2018, Robert Gieseke wrote:
>
> Hi,
>>
>> Am 15/04/18 um 03:41 schrieb Mitchell:
>>
>>> Hi David,
>>>
>>> On Sat, 14 Apr 2018, David Reimer wrote:
>>>
>>> From: Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com>
>>>>> To: code.att.foicica.com
>>>>> Cc:
>>>>> Bcc:
>>>>> Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2018 11:50:59 -0400 (EDT)
>>>>> Subject: [code] [textadept] Poll: Icon Tweak
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm considering tweaking Textadept's icon to a simpler, 3-color one. I
>>>>> had some Textadept swag created with the simpler icon and it looks quite
>>>>> nice. If I want to market such swag in the future, having two different
>>>>> icons is not ideal.
>>>>>
>>>>> Poll: what do you think of the old icon vs. the new icon? See attached
>>>>> image with the old icon on top and the new icon on the bottom.
>>>>>
>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>> Mitchell
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I like the "flat" look. (I also like the current icon, but it seems
>>>> the style these days is to be *very* elaborate, or simply flat.)
>>>>
>>>> I wonder if this is also an opportunity to tweak a little more? The
>>>> black outline could be more prominent (IMO) in a "flat" style, and
>>>> perhaps the red "orbit" line looks a little lost? And could the
>>>> "shape" suffice, without the infixed "t"?
>>>>
>>>> Mockups attached, based on `textadept.svg` from source. For the banter.
>>>> ;)
>>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks for your suggestions. I'll experiment with a thicker outline, but
>>> I'd like to keep the red orbit and the 't'. The icon looks too empty
>>> without it, but then again, I've looked at the same style of icon for more
>>> than 10 years :)
>>>
>>>
>> I like the flat look, too -- but have you considered/experimented with
>> keeping the "a" as well? Or doesn't it work so well with the flatter
>> colors?
>>
>
> Unfortunately, the 'a' cannot be distinguished from the 't' with only a 3
> color icon. Making it black like the 't' results in a cool-looking, but
> unintelligible rune.
>
> Cheers,
> Mitchell
>
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