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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-11-20 11:20:32

David Abrahams wrote:

> This is the problem: unless the icons are already universally
> recognized symbols (like the red circle with the slash through it),
> they are made for people who already know what they're looking at. If
> you make the text small and far away it penalizes new visitors at the
> expense of people who already know their way around. And for myself,
> though a deeply visual person, I'm likely to forget the meanings of
> some of your icons easily even after many visits. I usually hate
> icons in toolbars -- they often waste screen real-estate and add
> clutter, and they seldom tell me what they mean in an obvious way --
> so I usually turn them off.

Hmm, good point... I have an idea of how to resolve the issue. Expect
something later today :-)

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