[TYPO3-core] FYI: fixed bug 5047

Martin Kutschker martin.kutschker-n0spam at no5pam-blackbox.net
Sat May 12 16:25:15 CEST 2007

Dmitry Dulepov schrieb:
> Martin Kutschker wrote:
>> Ingo Renner schrieb:
>>> Hi,
>>> FYI: I just fixed  5047 (no-brainer)
>> Hm, you didn't care to read my comment, do you? And where? Trunk 
>> and/or TYPO3_4-1?
>> Ok, here's my comment which I also presented to the HCI group (cross 
>> post):
>> Don't repeat the obvious (the file extension) in the icon. Instead use 
>> a set of icons to represent the type of the document. We could group 
>> the documents like this and have generic icons for each type (must of 
>> course be skinnable in BE and - separately - in FE):
> MP3 are often represented with MP3 letters in icons. I see no problem 
> with this particular icon. And I think it is especially good that icon 
> for MP3 is distinct. I would also be much more happy to see separate 
> icons for wav, wma and other formats because it helps to recognize them 
> much quicker. Icons are larger than file extension and all in the same 
> line while extensions are in different position.
> I do not think we should use the same icon for particular file types 
> (audio, visdeo, etc) but if we could make they look similar and distinct 
> at the same time - this would be great.

We use currently colours which doesn't seem to be that obvious. 
Otherwise you should have noticed ;-)

The idea of the type icons was to remove the burden to create an icon 
for every single extension. But it seems I'm the only one who doesn't 
like them.


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