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Re: choice for the new emacs icon

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: choice for the new emacs icon
Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2008 17:16:10 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Bastien Guerry <address@hidden> writes:

> David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:
>> Ralf Angeli <address@hidden> writes:
>>> * David Kastrup (2008-02-17) writes:
>>>> Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
>>>>> Maybe we should go back to the kitchen sink icon.  It was the funniest
>>>>> of all the Emacs icons.
>>>> I don't think it properly reflects the end user polish we have taken
>>>> pains to apply to Emacs in the last decade or so.
>>> At least the kitchen sink reflects on the nature of Emacs in contrast to
>>> a purple rubber ball.  And you can always use a hyper-realistic image of
>>> a stainless steel sink in order to make it more appealing.  Of course
>>> this won't help the uninitiated to get the connection between a kitchen
>>> sink and Emacs.
>> Emacs is more like a time sink rather than a kitchen sink.  But I have
>> my doubts that there would be an easily recognizable icon idea for that.
> Maybe the Dali soft watch?

I haven't checked, but I rather doubt we have a copyright assignment
from Dali on file for Emacs.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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