Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 148987
Change RHN Alert icon color status to more logical color choices
Last modified: 2012-06-20 11:58:49 EDT
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Description of problem:
This is a trivial change, but the RHN Alert icon displays a green color when it's checking status and blue when the the users software is current. A more logical color choice would be:
red: software is not current
yellow: software status is being checked
green: software is current
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Enable RHN Notification Tool
2. Check for updates
I think the red/green color combination is a poor choice since the most common
form of color blindness is red/green.
True, but that's the common convention for non-colorblind people and the
software already addresses colorblindness with it's use of status iconography as
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