Bug 483655 - bugfixes icon particularly ugly and untranslatable
bugfixes icon particularly ugly and untranslatable
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-packagekit (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Richard Hughes
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-02-02 14:49 EST by Jiri Cerny
Modified: 2009-12-18 02:47 EST (History)
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Description Jiri Cerny 2009-02-02 14:49:37 EST
Description of problem:

The bug-picture on the bugfixes icon

1. looks really very ugly, at least my wife says, after bad experiences in student dorms

2. in other languages nobody will understand what a bug has to do with errors
Comment 1 Richard Hughes 2009-04-15 12:39:48 EDT
Valid point. Have you got any other ideas?
Comment 2 Jiri Cerny 2009-04-16 04:05:01 EDT
I am definitely not an user interface expert, but I would just keep the orange sun (or what the symbol is). Since the icon has a reasonable tooltip, everybody can check what it means. And red-orange-green system is IMHO relatively international.

If you want to keep some symbol inside the sun (e.g. for colour-blind people), I would use something like you have in gpk-update-high/low but in the color of gpk-update-normal. With the flash being a metaphor for 'getting the update', not for 'high/low'. (Are actually gpk-update-high/low used somewhere for high/low?)
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