Unrecoverable Data Icon

Subject: Unrecoverable Data Icon
From: Cheryl Dwyer <dwyerc -at- VISUAL -dot- MCTEC -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 4 Sep 1996 07:34:00 EDT

At 10:05 AM 9/3/96 EDT, Cheryl Kidder wrote:
>Our problem is that once data is deleted in our system, it is not
>recoverable. Because of this, we cannot use commonly accepted icons
such as

>a trash receptacle because the trash receptacles used by Mac and Win95
>enable the user to recover the data. In our system, the user cannot

>data unless they restore from a backup.
As others suggested, a black hole came immediately to my mind when I read
Cheryl Kidder's posting. However, I would suggest an icon that looks
like a tornado, a whirlpool, a vortex...sort of a spiral which gets
smaller from top to bottom...

Cheryl Dwyer

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