[squeak-dev] Alternative Background

Alexander Lazarević laza at blobworks.com
Wed Mar 24 16:06:07 UTC 2010

Oh, please. This is some kind of wallpaper! It's sole function is to spice
up the look a little. Have a look at the tons of wallpapers containing the
Windows, Mac, Ubuntu, Victoria Secret or whatever logos. Most of them are
playful variations of the original logo. No one would say that this would
make the UI inconsistent?!


On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 16:25, Ian Trudel <ian.trudel at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2010/3/24 Alexander Lazarević <laza at blobworks.com>:
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 03:37, Ian Trudel <ian.trudel at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> It doesn't work for me. Squeak trunk has a menu bar on top with a
> >> Squeak logo on its left. Then this alternative background puts a
> >> second Squeak logo just below, a very different logo from the logo in
> >> place.
> >
> > I felt that a variation of the logo wouldn't hurt
> I understand your feeling. This is however exactly how inconsistencies
> are introduced in the UI. People feel many different things that can
> be totally unrelated. We have seen some improvements in that respect
> since the trunk has appeared but there is still much work to do. It's
> important to filter cool things (in or out) and make sure it fits the
> direction taken.
> Ian.
> --
> http://mecenia.blogspot.com/
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