Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 483655
bugfixes icon particularly ugly and untranslatable
Last modified: 2009-12-18 02:47:15 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
Valid point. Have you got any other ideas?
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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