[sugar] Resp.: Better AP and school server icons in neighborhood view

Eduardo H Silva hoboprimate at gmail.com
Thu May 15 21:36:46 EDT 2008

:) I do, I remember once APs where triangles, and someone disliked them.


2008/5/16, Marco Pesenti Gritti <mpgritti at gmail.com>:
> No. Triangles are banned.
> (sorry Eduardo, you will probably not understand this, ignore...)
> Marco
> On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 3:30 AM, Eduardo H Silva <hoboprimate at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> At http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Priorities-2008 it says:
>> "MOMA animation is good to show how to get started -- specifically
>> connecting to wifi (G1G1). The way access points are displayed doesn't
>> give kids enough of a clue about the consequences of clicking on it --
>> not obvious whether it helps you get on the network, for instance."
>> so I wondered if there could be a better design to represent both
>> random APs and school servers. I took a very rough stab at it:
>> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Image:School_server_and_ap.png
>> The antenna is to symbolize network connectivity, and the school
>> server icon is shaped as a house/building. What do you think of the
>> idea, and/or do you agree that it's a good idea to make them symbolic
>> than circles?
>> Eduardo
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