Re: Trash icon?

Subject: Re: Trash icon?
From: James Owens <ad354 -at- FREENET -dot- CARLETON -dot- CA>
Date: Fri, 6 Sep 1996 13:11:18 GMT

> | If a trash icon doesn't work (because the data can't be
> | recovered once it's been trashed), how about using a paper
> | shredder? You can certainly reconstruct shredded paper, but
> | it's a bit of work...

> Trick there would be making it painfully obvious to the
> casual observer that that little icon was a shredder, not
> a printer. Oops!


OS/2 Warp actually uses a shredder icon. It has a passing resemblance to a
printer, but at the top a piece of paper is going in at an angle
(about 20 degrees from the vertical), and at the bottom a ragged line of
shreds is emerging.

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James Owens ad354 -at- Freenet -dot- carleton -dot- ca
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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