Re: Trash Icon?

Subject: Re: Trash Icon?
From: DIGEST Bruce Byfield <byfield -at- DIRECT -dot- CA>
Date: Sun, 8 Sep 1996 14:57:07 +0800

Steve Fouts <stefou -at- ESKIMO -dot- COM> writes:

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

That's part of what icon text and system warnings are for
(to say nothing of careful icon selection). OS/2 has used a
shredder icon for years, and I've never confused it with
the printer yet. Jokes aside, it's just not a problem.

Bruce Byfield (byfield -at- direct -dot- ca) Technical Writing
Burnaby, BC, Canada Computing & Training Manuals
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