On Saturday 02 February 2008 19:00:47 pinheiro wrote:
> Em SÃbado, 2 de Fevereiro de 2008 17:52, o Luciano Montanaro escreveu:
> > On Saturday 02 February 2008 17:52:32 Alexander Dymo wrote:
> > > Sorry, but I also think that icons served the primary role in those
> > > dialogs making it immediately obvious what happened. People tend to not
> > > read messages and without vivid exclamation/error marks, they will not
> > > get any warning at all.
> > >
> > > > http://home.fwo.ch/~urs/temp/kmessagebox_info.png
> > > > http://home.fwo.ch/~urs/temp/kmessagebox_warning.png
> > > > http://home.fwo.ch/~urs/temp/kmessagebox_list.png
> > >
> > > What was the original idea behind this change? To make messagebox
> > > smaller? If so we can get rid of triangles in them and just draw the
> > > opaque and vivid "i" and "!" signs. But I'm not sure what to do with
> > > the "error" sign in this case.
> > >
> > > > http://home.fwo.ch/~urs/temp/kmessagebox_error.png
> > Sorry, but I too think this is not a step in the right direction.
> > The dialog may look good as it is, but is it better for usability?
> > The icon is there for a reason -- to quickly categorize what the message
> > is about. if it's just a watermark, it's less effective.
> > I think there are a few more issue to address before it can be taken in
> > consideration...
> > - What happens when someone selects a different icon theme? The icon may
> > show up more or less than the oxygen one. With something like the
> > monochrome icon set, the background may show up too much.
> > - What about accessibility, or high contrast themes? How does the dialogs
> > look with something other than the oxygen style, would it work as well?
> > would it work with dark color schemes?
> > Luciano
> Do you guys even bother to read what we say??? We are working on it as we
> Some new versions will come up...
> If you want to enter feedback on the work itself as beeing done so its done
> faster and beter join #oxygen...
Why so defensive? I just wanted to have a few more points considered. If they
are, it's all right.