Re: New icons for nm-applet
- From: Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com>
- To: Karl Lattimer <karl qdh org uk>
- Cc: networkmanager-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: New icons for nm-applet
- Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 12:50:35 -0400
On Tue, 2008-10-28 at 16:11 +0000, Karl Lattimer wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-10-28 at 16:07 +0000, Karl Lattimer wrote:
> > > > > So match the size of the nm-vpn-connecting-* set to the same overall
> > > > > size as the applet icon area, but just offset the vpn lock itself so
> > > > > it's positioned in the lower-right corner. The progress twirlie can
> > > > > probably stay where it is.
> > > > >
> > > > > Existing connection with VPN active:
> > > > > http://bigw.org/~dan/Screenshot.png
> > > >
> > > > Now I get what you mean... Let me ponder this, I'll get back to you as
> > > > soon as I can see a good solution.
> > >
> > > Great, hope it's soon :) I'd think just moving the padlock down and to
> > > the right in the existing images would be just fine.
> > Probably, but I'd rather do some sketches of some other ideas, I mean
> > it's only one image which is used as an overlay, so that one could be
> > fixed easily, but I'm thinking now in terms of the progress meter for
> > vpn.
> > Maybe if we are moving the padlock down, then I could use icons which
> > are similar to the standard connecting animation but instead of a dot a
> > keyhole or something instead.
> > I'm mulling it, there's some space for flexibility.
> > Hopefully i can knock up some updated icons today, and while i'm at it
> > classify them into sizes for 16,22 and 24
> Actually as the padlock is composited we could probably benefit from
> compositing the icons for gsm/gprs, edge, umts, hsdpa and anything else
> that comes along, maybe the recently submitted patch should be updated
> to work in these terms?
Yes, that's what I replied to it with. The code has "layers", and there
are currently two layers: device and VPN. We can certainly add a mobile
broadband layer in which the mobile broadband badge goes. Just need to
figure out where in the icon area that should go so it doesn't conflict
with the VPN lock. Because you certainly can have an active VPN over
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