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Re: choice for the new emacs icon

From: Bastien Guerry
Subject: Re: choice for the new emacs icon
Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2008 16:05:30 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.110007 (No Gnus v0.7) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

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?


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