[Pythonmac-SIG] Fwd: MacPython icon mockup
ronaldoussoren at mac.com
Thu Apr 20 14:09:05 CEST 2006
On 20-apr-2006, at 13:31, Jacob Rus wrote:
>> You do see other apps badging icons with the suffix. It's standard
>> procedure for those files which can be opened by more than one
>> editor/reader. Take PDF for instance. The preview icon is there,
>> so is "PDF", as a reminder that you don't -really- need to open it
> Hmm... I would suggest that it's more about applications which can
> more than one type of file. For instance, Preview.app puts a "PDF"
> badge on those icons because it opens many types of image files,
> and has
> 24 different badged icons for PDF, JPEG, ICNS, TIFF, FAX, etc., as
> as a "generic" icon with no badge. The "PDF" badge shows up as a
> reminder that you aren't dealing with a JP2 file.
> I don't mean to be contentious here though. I'm perfectly happy
> "PYTHON" on the bottom of the document icons.
I prefer both the .py and .pyc/.pyo icons without the text. Without
they are slightly cleaner and there shouldn't be any confusion about
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