Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sun 3rd Sep 2006 20:43 UTC, submitted by jeanmarc
BeOS & Derivatives Time is up for the Haiku Icon Contest submissions, and it is now everybody's chance to make their voice heard. Please vote for the theme that is more usable, clean, recognizable and less tiring.
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my opinion
by jonas.kirilla on Mon 4th Sep 2006 12:40 UTC
jonas.kirilla
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2005-07-11

I generally like the BeOS derivates, but the ones that I think stand out are Kabuto and Garum. Kabuto for being somewhat BeOS-neo, serene and consistent. Garum for being beautiful and crazy. Garum may be visually challenging at 16x16, but it's the one I'd like on my desktop, to wow people. I think Haiku could make positive impressions with Garum, if they also include a few less crazy icon themes. People like that kind of choice anyway.

With today's and tomorrow's screen sizes, maybe we won't be using 16x16 all that much in the future. A little less clarity in the tiny icon mode isn't the end of the world, IMO.

Edited 2006-09-04 12:47

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RE: my opinion
by Meanwhile on Mon 4th Sep 2006 12:52 in reply to "my opinion"
Meanwhile Member since:
2005-09-03

I agree...Garum is pretty avant-garde and a great achievement.
Ponkan is also a great step into a refreshing direction and has a very attractive, vivid colour-scheme.

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RE[2]: my opinion
by TQH ! on Mon 4th Sep 2006 14:39 in reply to "RE: my opinion"
TQH ! Member since:
2006-03-16

Ponkan all the way ;) Stippi second.

Garum is nice too, but I think it might be a bit confusing if everything has the same rectangular base-shape. Compare Haiku, Archive, Image, textfile at 16x16..

Edited 2006-09-04 14:41

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