X/Cygwin icon proposal
Thu Mar 18 18:15:00 GMT 2004
Alexander Gottwald wrote:
> It looks good in the tray and taskbar, but not in the titlebar. (see attached
You forgot to attach it... ok, got the other mail.
> If you can build ico files with both alpha and non-alpha icons why not include
> your version with alpha channel and for non-alpha either the boxed (which I liked)
> or a plain two-color variant.
The issue is not (or not yet at least) about the non-alpha part being
ugly, they are about the same than the old xwin icon. The problem is
when a non-alpha system try to use the alpha-icon. Then you get that fat
white line around the X or the garbled icon on NT (I assume).
So putting the white square for the non-alpha would not fix anything if
the system doesn't select it over the 32b icon.
ok, from your images, your system at least uses the non-alpha icons.
What color resolution is your monitor at?
> cygwin is unix. unix is simple (shell and stuff) and this is the opposite
> of the bubble-gum os WinXP with alpha channel.
Uh? I don't get your point. I personally don't buy a machine just to run
unix. I use it to do other stuff (mostly compilation) that do make use
of CPU power. So I have a recent machine, so I have XP. I assume that
quit a dew (most?) geeks using Cygwin/XFree would be in the same case.
But it's just a guess.
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